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Robert Higgins Community-sourced ‘Photo Detectives’ exhibition reveals striking images of Irish life
By: | Clients, Featured, Press Releases | 13th September 2017
PRESS RELEASE  Wednesday, 13th September 2017 Community-sourced ‘Photo Detectives’ exhibition reveals striking images of Irish life The National Library of Ireland (NLI)’s National Photographic Archive has today (13.09.17) opened ‘Photo Detectives’, its first community-sourced exhibition of photographs and stories. ‘Photo Detectives’ celebrates the NLI’s rich photographic collections and highlights the work of the dedicated global research community which has contributed significantly to uncovering details about the photographs in the Library’s…
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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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Laura Harmon Consortium representing Irish research libraries launches its first strategy
By: | Clients, Events, Press Releases | 23rd November 2016
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 22nd November 2016  Irish research libraries to boost access to collections and increase international collaboration  New strategy to make national online catalogue available in line with international standards  The Consortium of National and University Libraries (CONUL) has today (22.11.16) launched its Strategy 2016-2019, entitled ‘Ireland’s Memory, Ireland’s Discovery’. The Consortium’s first strategy aims to make a significant impact in the education sector and includes a plan for…
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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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David O'Donnell BAI launches public consultation on three-year strategy statement
By: | Clients, Featured, Press Releases | 2nd November 2016
PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, 2nd November 2016 BAI launches public consultation on three-year strategy statement The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is exercising its regulatory functions in a rapidly evolving media sphere. The space in which traditional forms of broadcasting operate and compete for audiences has fundamentally changed.  Over the coming years, the challenge for the Authority will be to continue and extend its influence, as other forms of media become…
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Emily Brennan Most vulnerable school children feeling long term implications of economic crisis – Our Lady of the Wayside National School
By: | Clients, CSR, DHR News | 21st January 2016
PRESS RELEASE Thursday, 21st January 2016 Most vulnerable school children feeling long term implications of economic crisis – Our Lady of the Wayside National School The long term implications of the economic crisis are now being manifested in the outcomes and chances of the most vulnerable primary students.  That’s according to Anne McCluskey, Principal of Our Lady of the Wayside National School in Bluebell, Dublin 12. Ms McCluskey made her…
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Emily Brennan Spotlight on…the Simon Cumbers Media Fund and the Mary Raftery Journalism Fund
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured | 14th January 2016
Here in DHR Communications, we work with two major media funds on behalf of clients, through which we have administered funding to leading journalists to pursue topics not always widely represented in Irish media. The Mary Raftery Journalism Fund and the Simon Cumbers Media Fund are aimed primarily at journalists and students studying journalism and communications. The Simon Cumbers Media Fund was established by Irish Aid in 2005, a year…
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Emily Brennan Urgent Need for National Strategy for the Private Rented Sector – Threshold
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 17th December 2015
PRESS RELEASE Thursday, 17th December 2015 Urgent Need for National Strategy for the Private Rented Sector – Threshold With homelessness now reaching unprecedented levels and rents approaching rates not seen since the height of the Celtic Tiger, the introduction of a new national strategy for the private rented sector is now an absolute requirement and should be a priority for whatever government is elected in the New Year. That’s according…
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Aoife Johnston National Photographic Archive receives Irish civil rights activist’s photographic collection
By: | Clients, Featured, Press Releases | 16th December 2015
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 15th December 2015 National Photographic Archive receives Irish civil rights activist’s photographic collection The Christopher Robson Photographic Collection was presented to the National Library of Ireland (NLI)’s National Photographic Archive today (15.12.15) by Bill Foley, Christopher Robson’s civil partner, and the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN), in the presence of President Michael D Higgins. The collection was willed to the National Photographic Archive and comprises some…
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