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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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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 NCAD Graduate Exhibition 2018 sheds new light on challenging social issues
By: | DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 8th June 2018
NCAD Graduate Exhibition 2018 sheds new light on challenging social issues Artists and designers collaborate to meet demand for creative solutions Graduates from the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) are showing themselves to be responsive to the growing demand for creative solutions across community, industry and the public service. Speaking today (08.06.18) at a preview of the NCAD Graduate Exhibition 2018, Director of NCAD, Sarah Glennie said: “The…
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Stephen Moloney Young designers snub disposable fashion at NCAD 2018 fashion showcase
By: | DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 29th May 2018
‘Clothing for life’ is key theme running through sustainability-focused collections. Longevity and durability are key features of the fashion collections presented by graduates of the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) Fashion Design degree at NCAD’s annual fashion showcase today (28.05.18). This is the fourth year that the event was supported by The Westbury, a Doyle Collection Hotel, which hosted the event and sponsored the production of NCAD’s fashion…
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Stephen Moloney Minister leads the way in encouraging a sustainable approach to Africa Day celebrations
By: | DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 24th May 2018
Attendees to Dublin flagship event invited to take public transport, walk, cycle or scoot in the name of sustainable development.  Minister of State for Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon T.D. has, today (24.05.18), encouraged visitors to this year’s Africa Day flagship Dublin event to leave the car at home and make their journey to the celebrations a sustainable one. Africa Day will take place in the grounds of Farmleigh…
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Louise Archbold Simon Cumbers Media Fund seeks development-related proposals from local and national journalists
By: | Press Releases, Simon Cumbers Media Fund | 16th May 2018
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 15th May 2018 Simon Cumbers Media Fund seeks development-related proposals from local and national journalists The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is now accepting proposals on development-related issues from journalists and photographers working for local and national media outlets. Submissions are encouraged from media professionals who wish to travel to a developing country to report on modern life there. The Fund, which is designed to facilitate enhanced coverage…
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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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Eleanor McGovern Simon Cumbers Media Fund seeks to harness budding journalists’ interest in development issues by facilitating assignment to Africa and Vietnam
By: | DHR News, Featured, Simon Cumbers Media Fund | 20th February 2018
 PRESS RELEASE Monday, 19th February 2018 Simon Cumbers Media Fund seeks to harness budding journalists’ interest in development issues by facilitating assignment to Africa and Vietnam Student Scheme open to third level students from all faculties The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is now seeking applications from third level students interested in reporting on development issues for a national media outlet. The Student Scheme is teaming up with Newstalk and TheJournal.ie…
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Eleanor McGovern Immersive theatrical experience ‘F.A.T.D.A.D.’ comes to The Complex
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 6th February 2018
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 6th February Immersive theatrical experience ‘F.A.T.D.A.D.’ comes to The Complex Promenade set allows audience to become immersed in scenes as they unfold The Complex will host the world premiere of Anthony Goulding’s new play ‘F.A.T. D.A.D.’ from Thursday, 15th February to Sunday, 25th February. The play tells the story of the profound impact a teacher and hunger striker had on his pupils in the Smithfield area during…
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