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March 24, 2015

The Liquor Rooms: Cocktails + Film

Alex Fegan, director of The Irish Pub, is centre stage in The Liquor Rooms tomorrow night as the Cocktails + Design series of talks continues.


Cocktails + Film takes place at 6.30pm tomorrow in The Liquor Rooms, Wellington Quay, and is the second iteration of Cocktails + Design; a monthly series of engaging design discussions supported by Irish Design 2015, in conjunction with IDI Design Social, and the Institute of Designers in Ireland. Guest speakers from various design disciplines will contribute to these free of charge of events taking place in the Liquor Rooms on the last Wednesday of each month throughout this calendar year.

Cocktails + Film is free of charge but is a ticketed event, see for information on ticketing. Acclaimed documentary The Irish Pub addresses the charms of much loved drinking establishments, and gives an insight into the generations of publicans who run them. Its director Alex Fegan will be in attendance to speak about his work, with a second speaker for the evening to be announced shortly. And of course there will be a cocktail chaser, because in 2015 we can confidently combine changeless Hibernian traditions with our cosmopolitan Cosmos.

Irish Pub

The Cocktails + Design series kicked off last month with Cocktails + Product Design, and featured acclaimed Irish companies Designgoat and Dolmen; Christopher Murphy of the latter (pictured below) discussed innovative product design. Throughout 2015 the Cocktails + Design series will move across many genres including fashion, furniture, media, and technology. The series continues next month on April 29th with Cocktails + Graphics, which, as always, is free but ticketed. You can register at Eventbrite;; or follow @theliquorrooms on Twitter for more information on the series. And given that 2015 will see films about Eileen Gray and Steve Jobs there’s never been a better time to engage the general public on the importance of design in their ordinary lives.

Marc O’Riain - President Elect of IDI and Christopher Murphy of Dolmen

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