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Robert Higgins National Library to host series of poetry events this autumn
By: | DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 20th September 2017
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 19th September 2017 National Library to host series of poetry events this autumn The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has today (19.09.17) announced that it will host a series of poetry events this autumn. The programme will be headlined by a special celebration to mark ten years of Poetry Aloud, the annual poetry speaking competition for post-primary schools, organised by the NLI in partnership with Poetry Ireland.…
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Robert Higgins Francis Street neighbours join together for Dublin PARK(ing) Day 2017
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 15th September 2017
PRESS RELEASE Friday, 15th September 2017 Francis Street neighbours join together for Dublin PARK(ing) Day 2017 DHR Communications, Cuckoo Events and Oxfam Francis Street have today (15.09.17) joined forces to take part in this year’s Dublin PARK(ing) Day event, creating a temporary pop-up bathroom in a parking space on Francis Street, Dublin 8. The theme of the pop-up was inspired by the quiet and tranquillity of one’s bathroom, which most…
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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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Pennie McGonagle Joint call for national advocacy strategy for children of prisoners
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 8th September 2017
PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, 6th September 2017 Joint call for national advocacy strategy for children of prisoners Specific targeted supports in education, health, social protection and social welfare are required for children with a parent in prison, according to the Children’s Rights Alliance, Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) and UCC Law School academics. Together, IPRT, Children’s Rights Alliance and Dr Fiona Donson and Dr Aisling Parkes, School of Law, University College…
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Pennie McGonagle National Library and National Museum to mark 140th anniversary with a joint programme of family-friendly activities
By: | Press Releases | 2nd August 2017
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 1st August 2017 National Library and National Museum to mark 140th anniversary with a joint programme of family-friendly activities The National Library of Ireland (NLI) and National Museum of Ireland (NMI) have today (01.08.17) announced that they will host a joint programme of family-friendly activities on Saturday, 12th August to mark the 140th anniversary of their founding legislation. Both institutions were established under the 1877 Dublin Science…
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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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Pennie McGonagle Danish artist Claus Havemann donates painting to National Library of Ireland
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 20th June 2017
PRESS RELEASE  Tuesday, 20th June 2017 Danish artist Claus Havemann donates painting to National Library of Ireland The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has today (20.06.17) announced receipt of a painting by acclaimed Danish artist, Claus Havemann. Entitled “Irish Eyes” Poets and Writers, the piece is inspired by the eyes of a number of Ireland’s most prolific writers and poets. The donation was unveiled by renowned teacher, critic and broadcaster…
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David O'Donnell NCAD 2017 Show highlights work of leading artists and designers of the future
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 9th June 2017
PRESS RELEASE Friday, 9th June 2017 NCAD 2017 Show highlights work of leading artists and designers of the future The academic programme at the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) is adapting to meet opportunities being presented by a national policy which promises to elevate the arts and creativity in Ireland and beyond. According to Bernard Hanratty, Acting Director of NCAD, the College is rolling out new dimensions to…
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Pennie McGonagle National Library to host series of literary events in June
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 2nd June 2017
PRESS RELEASE Thursday, 1st June 2017 National Library to host series of literary events in June The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has today (01.06.17) announced that it will host a series of literary events throughout the month of June. The programme will be headlined by the annual Joseph Hassett Yeats Lecture, delivered by noted academic, Bernard O’Donoghue. Professor O’Donoghue’s lecture is entitled ‘Yeats – the political mystic’ and will…
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Pennie McGonagle Irish heritage and handcraft take centre stage at NCAD fashion showcase
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 24th May 2017
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 23rd May 2017 Irish heritage and handcraft take centre stage at NCAD fashion showcase  Irish heritage, featuring a mix of techniques combining knitting, crocheting and embroidery with laser-cutting and latex-moulding, is a key theme of the collections presented today (23.05.17) by graduates of the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) Fashion Design degree at this year’s annual NCAD fashion showcase. For the third year running, the…
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