Tayto Park An Foras Pátrúnachta
5,000 young Gaeilgeoirí flock to Tayto Park to celebrate An Foras Pátrúnachta’s 25th anniversary September 28, 2018 The largest patron of Irish medium schools in Ireland, An Foras Pátrúnachta (AFP), has 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. …
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Residential Tenancies Board Rent Register
Government must introduce mandatory rent register to tackle spiralling rents September 27, 2018 The immediate introduction of a clear and transparent rent register is crucial for the proper enforcement of Rent Pressure Zone legislation. That’s according to national housing charity Threshold, responding to figures from the Residential Tenancies Board’s Q2 2018 Rent Index …
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George Morrison NLI
Pioneering Irish filmmaker George Morrison donates archive to the National Library of Ireland September 27, 2018 The National Library of Ireland (NLI) has 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 …
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Simon Cumbers Media Fund
Simon Cumbers Media Fund seeks submissions on development issues September 17, 2018 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 …
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14 Henrietta Street
Three centuries of Dublin’s social history brought to life at 14 Henrietta Street September 14, 2018 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 by Lord Mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring and Minister for Culture, Heritage and …
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An Foras Pátrúnachta Patronage
An Foras Pátrúnachta to apply for patronage for 13 new primary schools September 13, 2018 The largest patron of Irish-medium schools in the country, An Foras Pátrúnachta (AFP) has 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 …
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From Ballots to Bullets
From Ballots to Bullets: Ireland 1918-1919 at the National Photographic Archive September 11, 2018 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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NLI 2017 Annual Review
National Library of Ireland launches 2017 Annual Review September 4, 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 …
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Scamwatch
Threshold’s ‘Scamwatch’ campaign offers advice to people seeking rented accommodation August 21, 2018 National housing charity Threshold, along with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and Daft.ie, has launched an awareness campaign to help people in their quest to secure suitable rented accommodation. Entitled ‘Scamwatch’, the initiative offers a checklist for would-be …
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National Heritage Week 2018
Hundreds of thousands expected to attend National Heritage Week events August 17, 2018 Archaeology digs, medieval festivals, a pollinator party and a recreation of Traveller life in the 1950s are just some of the events taking place during National Heritage Week. More than half a million people are expected to attend over 2,000 …
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