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Stephen Moloney ‘SS Dundalk’ exhibition recounts tragic sinking and loss of life a century ago
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 15th October 2018
Friday, 12th October 2018 ‘SS Dundalk’ exhibition recounts tragic sinking and loss of life a century ago An exhibition exploring the economic, emotional and communal effects of the sinking of the SS Dundalk 100 years ago was officially launched today (12.10.18) at the County Museum, Dundalk, by UK Defence Attaché, Colonel Darren Doherty. The SS Dundalk, a 235-foot-long merchant ship, was on her return trip from Liverpool’s Collinwood Dock to…
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Stephen Moloney 5,000 young Gaeilgeoirí flock to Tayto Park to celebrate An Foras Pátrúnachta’s 25th anniversary
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 2nd October 2018
Friday, 28th September 2018 5,000 young Gaeilgeoirí flock to Tayto Park to celebrate An Foras Pátrúnachta’s 25th anniversary The largest patron of Irish medium schools in Ireland, An Foras Pátrúnachta (AFP), has today (28.09.18) marked its 25th anniversary by bringing together the largest ever gathering of Gaelscoil pupils for a takeover of Tayto Park Theme Park & Zoo, Co. Meath. Some 5,000 2nd to 6th class pupils from AFP schools…
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Stephen Moloney Pioneering Irish filmmaker George Morrison donates archive to the National Library of Ireland
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 2nd October 2018
Thursday, 27th September 2018 Pioneering Irish filmmaker George Morrison donates archive to the National Library of Ireland The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has today (27.09.18) announced receipt of the archive of acclaimed Irish documentary filmmaker George Morrison. The archive reflects a career spanning more than sixty years and shows a remarkable commitment to Irish film. The donation comprises photographs, ranging from lantern slides to photo albums, as well as…
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Stephen Moloney Simon Cumbers Media Fund seeks submissions on development issues
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 18th September 2018
Simon Cumbers Media Fund seeks submissions on development issues  Local and national journalists encouraged to apply to winter 2018 round The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is now accepting proposals on development-related issues from media professionals who wish to travel to a developing country to report on contemporary life there.The Fund, which aims to facilitate enhanced coverage of development issues in the Irish media, is supported by Irish Aid, the Government’s…
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Stephen Moloney Three centuries of Dublin’s social history brought to life at 14 Henrietta Street
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 14th September 2018
Three centuries of Dublin’s social history brought to life at 14 Henrietta Street Guided tours take visitors through nearly 300 years of city living People with an interest in Dublin’s social and architectural history are being invited to take a trip to Dublin’s newest museum, 14 Henrietta Street, which was officially opened today (14.09.18) by Lord Mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring and Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha…
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Stephen Moloney An Foras Pátrúnachta to apply for patronage for 13 new primary schools
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 13th September 2018
An Foras Pátrúnachta to apply for patronage for 13 new primary schools Schools to open in 2019 in Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow, Meath and Cork The largest patron of Irish-medium schools in the country, An Foras Pátrúnachta (AFP) has today (13.09.18) announced that it intends to apply for the patronage of 13 new primary schools due to open in 2019. The new schools were confirmed by the Department of Education and Skills…
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Stephen Moloney ‘From Ballots to Bullets: Ireland 1918-1919’ exhibition charts two turbulent and defining years in Irish life
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 11th September 2018
‘From Ballots to Bullets: Ireland 1918-1919’ exhibition charts two turbulent and defining years in Irish life Travel back in time to immerse yourself in the world of 1918 and 1919 The end of World War I, the suffragette movement, the global flu pandemic and the first meeting of Dáil Eireann are among the pivotal moments in Irish history recounted in the National Library of Ireland (NLI)’s new exhibition, ‘From Ballots…
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Stephen Moloney National Library of Ireland launches 2017 Annual Review
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 4th September 2018
The National Library of Ireland welcomed close to 200,000 people through its doors in 2017, with over 24,000 attending tours, talks, workshops and performances. In addition, the NLI attracted 18 million online interactions across its online platforms. That’s according to figures included in the NLI’s Annual Review 2017, which was launched today (04.09.18) by Minister of State at the Department of Culture with responsibility for Gaeilge, Gaeltacht and the Islands,…
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Stephen Moloney Oscar-winning writer and director Neil Jordan donates archive to National Library of Ireland
By: | Clients, DHR News, Events, Featured, Press Releases | 10th August 2018
The National Library of Ireland has today (09.08.18) announced receipt of the archive of award-wining Irish screenwriter, director and producer, Neil Jordan. The archive includes film and TV scripts, production files, storyboards, plays, notebooks and personal correspondence with artistic collaborators and political figures. Born in Sligo in 1950, Neil Jordan has achieved international critical acclaim for his writing and directing; his films include Michael Collins (1996), The Butcher Boy (1997),…
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Stephen Moloney Ireland’s unique stories and traditions celebrated in National Heritage Week programme
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 23rd July 2018
PRESS RELEASE Thursday, 19th July 2018 Ireland’s unique stories and traditions celebrated in National Heritage Week programme More than 2,000 events ranging from storytelling and gathering, iron forging and nature trails, to a medieval re-enactment and a special concert unlocking the sounds of Ireland’s ancient instruments, will take place across the country as part of National Heritage Week 2018, launched by Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan…
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