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Louise Archbold National Library announces major redevelopment programme
By: | DHR News, Press Releases | 13th July 2017
The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has today (12.07.17) announced that it is embarking on a major redevelopment of its main building on Kildare Street, Dublin 2, in partnership with the Office of Public Works (OPW) and funded by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The project is called ‘Reimagining the National Library’. It will allow the NLI to create the storage and preservation conditions necessary to keep…
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Louise Archbold Africa Day 2017 short-story and poetry competition seeks to discover new writing talent
By: | Africa Day, Featured, Press Releases | 9th March 2017
PRESS RELEASE Thursday, 9th March 2017 Africa Day 2017 short-story and poetry competition seeks to discover new writing talent – Irish Aid and The Irish Times join forces to promote aspiring, emerging and established writers – Mr. Joe McHugh TD, Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development today (09.03.17) announced that Irish Aid has again teamed up with The Irish Times on an African-themed short story and poetry…
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Louise Archbold 2016 in Review – DHR’s Year in Numbers
By: | DHR News, Featured | 22nd December 2016
It’s been an exciting, positive and busy year here at DHR. We’ve created a graphic to showcase our year in numbers. Here’s hoping that 2017 is just as good!
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Louise Archbold Minister McHugh launches Simon Cumbers Media Fund 2017 Student Scheme
By: | Clients, Press Releases, Simon Cumbers Media Fund | 23rd November 2016
PRESS RELEASE  Wednesday, 23rd November 2016 Minister McHugh launches Simon Cumbers Media Fund 2017 Student Scheme offering students the opportunity to report from developing world for national media outlets  Fund teams up with The Irish Times, Newstalk and TheJournal.ie to provide funding and mentorship Minister of State for Diaspora and International Development, Joe McHugh TD today (23.11.16) launched the Simon Cumbers Media Fund 2017 Student Scheme. Through its Student Scheme,…
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Louise Archbold ‘Beyond Leaving’ exhibition opens to public
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 15th November 2016
PRESS RELEASE Monday, 14th November 2016 ‘Beyond Leaving’ exhibition explores ‘new’ lives of recent Irish emigrants The National Library of Ireland (NLI)’s National Photographic Archive has just officially launched ‘Beyond Leaving’, the final part of a suite of works by Dublin-based photographer David Monahan that revolve around the most recent wave of emigration from Ireland. The exhibition takes a close look at a small group of those who left Ireland…
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Louise Archbold NLI launches public call for ‘Remembering 1916, Recording 2016’ web archive
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 7th November 2016
PRESS RELEASE Monday, 7th November 2016 NLI launches public call for ‘Remembering 1916, Recording 2016’ web archive The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has, today (07.11.16), issued a call to members of the public to nominate websites which they believe best record Irish life in 2016 and remember the events of 1916. ‘Remembering 1916, Recording 2016’ is the NLI’s largest web archiving project to date and is part of the…
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Louise Archbold Francis’ Folly – a collaborative PARK(ing) Day celebration
By: | DHR News, Featured | 22nd September 2016
PARK(ing) Day is an international initiative to turn a parking space into an urban green space for the greater enjoyment of people. This year to mark PARK(ing) Day Dublin on Friday, 16th September, we at DHR joined with our neighbours, Cuckoo Events and Oxfam Home to create “Francis’ Folly”. We transformed two parking spaces on Francis Street into a vibrant and relaxing area for all to enjoy, complete with armchairs, a…
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Louise Archbold National Library launches Inspiration Proclamation public interview series
By: | DHR News, Press Releases | 20th September 2016
PRESS RELEASE Monday, 19th September National Library launches Inspiration Proclamation public interview series -Archbishop Diarmuid Martin first in series of five distinguished guests to be interviewed- The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has today (19.09.16) announced a series of public interviews ‘Inspiration Proclamation’ with historian and broadcaster Dr John Bowman. The series will consider the relevance of the 1916 Proclamation and five prominent figures from Irish life will share their…
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Louise Archbold National Library of Ireland expands the national collections for a changing digital world
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 8th September 2016
PRESS RELEASE  Thursday, 8th September 2016 National Library of Ireland expands the national collections for a changing digital world -Vision to welcome half a million visitors through doors and 30 million visits online per annum- The memory of modern Ireland is increasingly created in digital form and we need innovative approaches to capture and share the contemporary record. That’s according to the National Library of Ireland’s Director, Dr Sandra Collins,…
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Louise Archbold Broadcasting Authority of Ireland to Celebrate ‘A Century of Radio’ on Culture Night 2016
By: | Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Press Releases | 19th August 2016
PRESS RELEASE Thursday, 18th August 2016 Broadcasting Authority of Ireland to Celebrate ‘A Century of Radio’ on Culture Night 2016 Event to be co-hosted by radio personality Brendan Balfe The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has today (18.08.2016) announced that it will host a special evening celebrating the evolution of radio in Ireland, as part of Culture Night 2016, which this year takes place on Friday, 16th September. Visitors to…
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