Be Inspired! Exhibition

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Be Inspired! Exhibition
Be Inspired!

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Library Staff
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Telephone

01 2801147

Date

01 - 26 November 2022

Time

During opening hours

Location

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Event Description

01 - 26 November 2022  (LexIcon, Level 4)

Ireland is full of remarkable young people, who are changing our world and making their mark in many different ways. The Be Inspired! Exhibition is based on the book of the same name published by The O’Brien Press. 
Both celebrate twenty-eight young people from the worlds of activism, the arts, science, business, and sport: from kindness campaigner, Adam King, to RTÉ presenter, Zainab Boladale. 
Be Inspired! celebrates local beach cleaner, Flossie Donnelly from Sandycove who is making a difference on the beaches of Ireland. She says ‘No-one is too young to make a difference.’
It celebrates the youngest beekeeper in Ireland, Rían Somers, Google Science Fair winner, Fionn Ferreira from West Cork, naturalist and writer, Dara McAnulty, and athlete, Rhasidat Adeleke. And so many others!
We hope every young person viewing the exhibition and reading the book will be inspired to follow their own dreams.
Words: Sarah Webb
Artwork: Graham Corcoran 

About the Illustrator
Graham Corcoran is an illustrator from Dublin. His work can be seen in magazines, exhibitions, book covers and advertising campaigns around the world. He has also designed several animated children’s television series for RTÉ, BBC and Nick Jr. Be Inspired! is his latest illustrated book for children. 
 
About the Author 
Sarah Webb writes for children of all ages. Her previous book, A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea: Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood (with Steve McCarthy), won the Irish Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year (Junior) in 2017, and Blazing a Trail: Irish Women Who Changed the World (with Lauren O’Neill) won the Irish Book Awards (Senior) in 2018. 
She was dlr Writer in Residence in 2016 – 2017 and lives in Dún Laoghaire.

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