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Stephen Moloney President Higgins launches National Library’s major Seamus Heaney exhibition
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 20th July 2018
PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, 4th July 2018 President Higgins launches National Library’s major Seamus Heaney exhibition Exhibition first to be housed in Bank of Ireland Cultural and Heritage Centre The National Library of Ireland (NLI) is celebrating the launch today (04.07.18) of ‘Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again’, a major exhibition that celebrates the life and works of one of Ireland’s greatest writers. It draws on the NLI’s Heaney archive, donated to…
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Stephen Moloney Minister Cannon encourages writers of all ages to enter Africa Day writing competition
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 15th May 2018
Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon T.D. has today (15.05.18) announced that Irish Aid has again partnered with The Irish Times on an African-themed short story and poetry competition. Now in its fourth year, the competition marks Africa Day 2018 celebrations and offers a platform for emerging talent, as well as established writers of all ages. Entries are invited across three categories: Primary School, Secondary…
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Stephen Moloney Tánaiste launches vibrant programme of nationwide Africa Day celebrations
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured | 4th May 2018
Free family-friendly events highlighting relationship between Ireland and Africa to take place in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Kilkenny, Limerick, Meath, Waterford and Wexford. The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D. has today (02.05.18) launched a nationwide programme of events to mark Africa Day 2018, supported by Irish Aid. These will include a flagship family day in the grounds of Farmleigh Estate in Dublin’s Phoenix Park on…
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Stephen Moloney Fold Ireland begins construction on new senior citizens complex in Dublin 8
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured | 27th April 2018
Housing association Fold Ireland has today (27.04.18) turned the sod on New Dolphin Park, a 43-unit, purpose-built development for older people in Dublin 8. The development, which is part of the State’s largest ever regeneration project, will be undertaken by Fold on a site transferred from Dublin City Council and will replace the existing senior citizens complex on the Dolphin Park site. The new scheme, which is scheduled to be…
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Louise Archbold Over-analysed ‘Generation Z’ has huge contribution to make to society – Young Social Innovators (YSI)
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured | 6th March 2018
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 6th March 2018 Over-analysed ‘Generation Z’ has huge contribution to make to society – Young Social Innovators (YSI) Young Social Innovators launches its 2018 National Speak Out Tour The upcoming generation of young adults is fast becoming the most analysed and researched group in our society, yet opportunities for them to be truly heard and listened to don’t match up. That’s according to Rachel Collier, Co-founder and…
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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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