Our venue is the UNITED ARTS CLUB


Our Programme is on FOURTH WEDNESDAYS


Evening meetings will start at 8 pm on the FOURTH WEDNESDAY of each month, and will be held in the

3 Upper FitzWilliam Street
Dublin 2.
(very near Baggot Street)

This venue is very convenient . It is right beside Baggot Street, and a five-minute walk from Leeson Street or Mount Street, so it is well served by buses. Parking is abundant and free (after 7.00 p.m., which is ideal for our meetings at 8.00 p.m.).


Wednesday 26th  


A Journey to the Roof of the World

by  Yanyi Blake

Not long ago, Yanyi and Tony Blake travelled on the recently inaugurated railway service to Lhasa, one of the highest cities in the world. We will hear their experiences in the towns and countryside of the extraordinary and mysterious land of Tibet.


Tuesday 8th


Chinese New Year Dinner

This year, the Year of the Rabbit, our Chinese New Year Celebrations will again be held in

Wong's Restaurant,
7 Sandford Road,
Dublin 6
at 7.15 p.m.

Members will receive details and booking forms by post.
Numbers are limited so early booking is advisable.


Wednesday 23rd


 Sichuan Irish-Chinese School Project

by Summy Sing Wong

Summy will tell us about the involvement of the Chinese Community in Ireland in funding the rebuilding of a primary school in Sichuan after the earthquake there. President McAleese opened the new premises in June 2010.


Wednesday 23rd


Contemporary Chinese Prints at the Chester Beatty Library

by Laura Muldowney

Laura Muldowney received her Masters in Art and Archaeology in 1993 from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. At present she is a researcher in the East Asian department at the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland. She has assisted in the mounting of numerous permanent and temporary exhibitions including 'Chinese Printmaking Today: Woodblock Printing in China 1980-2000', 'Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Chester Beatty Library' and the recent 'Telling Images of China: Narrative and Figure Paintings from the Shanghai Museum'

Wednesday 27th

Details to be confirmed



Drs Jerusha McCormack & John Blair will be giving a series of six talks at the Chester Beatty Library at 13.10 on Wednesdays, during February and March thus:

2nd February Dangerous Dichotomies: China versus the West.
9th February Getting Along without God
16th February Is "Capitalist Socialism" Really Possible?
23rd February How "Red" is China Today?
2nd March Health: East and West
9th March Getting Beyond Our Own "Chinese Walls"

For information on the Chester Beatty Library programme, see HERE