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Bob Geldof’s Band Aid Trust donates archive to the National Library of Ireland
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 5th January 2018
PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, 20th December 2017 Bob Geldof’s Band Aid Trust donates archive to the National Library of Ireland Taoiseach describes donation as ‘a huge gift to the State’ The National Library of Ireland (NLI) is to bring the Band Aid archive to a worldwide audience with plans to digitise a vast collection of letters, photographs and charity records from the iconic 1984 fundraiser. Band Aid founder, Bob Geldof, and…
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National Library announces details of major Heaney exhibition
By: | DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 8th December 2017
PRESS RELEASE  Tuesday, 5th December 2017 National Library announces details of major Heaney exhibition “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again” to open in summer 2018 Details of “Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again”, a major international exhibition that will tell the story of the work of the Nobel Laureate and one of Ireland’s most loved writers, were announced this evening (05.12.17) at a reception which took place at the National Library of…
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Threshold launches 2016 Annual Report
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 27th November 2017
PRESS RELEASE Monday, 27th November 2017  Threshold urges Government to strengthen investment in homelessness prevention measures as it takes more than 71,000 calls in 2016 National housing charity Threshold took 71,319 calls in 2016 and helped 21,625 people during that time with tenancy issues. The figures are included in its 2016 annual report, which was launched today (27.11.17) by Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, Damien English TD.…
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An Foras Pátrúnachta to deliver new multilingual education initiative
By: | DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 24th November 2017
PRESS RELEASE Thursday, 23rd November 2017 An Foras Pátrúnachta to deliver new multilingual education initiative Pilot schools announced in Dublin and Kildare The largest patron of Irish medium schools in the country, An Foras Pátrúnachta, (AFP), has today (23.11.17) launched a major new initiative to advance multilingualism across its nationwide school network, with a view that pupils will leave primary school proficient in three languages. The initiative will be the…
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Louise Archbold Irish public invited to delve into archival treasures
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 16th November 2017
PRESS RELEASE Thursday, 16th November 2017 Irish public invited to delve into archival treasures Explore Your Archive campaign celebrates the role of archives in preserving Irish history The Archives and Records Association, Ireland (ARAI) has today (16.11.17) launched Explore Your Archive 2017. The week-long campaign, which runs from Saturday, 18th November to Sunday, 26th November 2017, aims to highlight and celebrate the unique potential of archives to tell exciting stories,…
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Pennie McGonagle HIV Ireland calls for Government action as national survey finds stigma continues to impact on people living with HIV
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 29th September 2017
PRESS RELEASE  Thursday, 28th September 2017 HIV Ireland calls for Government action as national survey finds stigma continues to impact on people living with HIV  17 per cent of HIV positive people say they have felt suicidal in the last year HIV Ireland is calling on the Government to provide additional resources for HIV prevention, education and care after its ‘HIV in Ireland Survey 2017’ revealed the impact that stigma…
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David O'Donnell Employers urged to shield staff who speak up about wrongdoing in the workplace
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 28th September 2017
PRESS RELEASE Thursday, 28th September 2017 Employers urged to shield staff who speak up about wrongdoing in the workplace Transparency International Ireland to work with employers in protecting workers who speak up Over 30,000 people working in Irish businesses and not-for-profit organisations are estimated to have suffered as a result of disclosing wrongdoing during their career, according to results from Transparency International (TI) Ireland’s Integrity at Work Survey 2016. The…
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Robert Higgins Press Release: IPRT event highlights employer experience of hiring ex-offenders
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 27th September 2017
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 26th September 2017 IPRT event highlights employer experience of hiring ex-offenders Irish employers are missing out on a wealth of untapped potential, talent and skills if they exclude people with convictions from interview lists. That’s according to Acting Director of the Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT), Fíona Ní Chinnéide, who was speaking at a seminar hosted by the IPRT today (26.09.17). The event, entitled ‘Working with Conviction’,…
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Louise Archbold County Museum Dundalk celebrates Dundalk FC with ‘One Team, One Dream’ exhibition
By: | DHR News, Press Releases | 27th September 2017
PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, 27th September 2017 County Museum Dundalk celebrates Dundalk FC with ‘One Team, One Dream’ exhibition League of Ireland current champions Dundalk FC have been honoured in their home town with an exhibition at County Museum Dundalk celebrating the club’s history. Entitled ‘One Team, One Dream’, the exhibition was launched last night (26.09.17) by former president of the FAI, Des Casey. With more than 50 trophy wins –…
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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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