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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Rental Market
Years of rising rents points to a rental market creaking at the seams August 17, 2018 Real and effective rent transparency measures need to be introduced, along with the creation of sustainable urban communities, if the Government is to begin to make any progress on tackling the ongoing crisis in the private rented market. That’s according …
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Neil Jordan NLI
Oscar-winning writer and director Neil Jordan donates archive to National Library of Ireland August 9, 2018 The National Library of Ireland has 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 …
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Ireland’s unique stories and traditions celebrated in National Heritage Week programme July 19, 2018 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 …
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Music, comedy and family fun in store at Liberties Festival 2018 July 18, 2018 More than 25 family-friendly, sporting, arts and community events will take place in various venues across Dublin 8 over the coming days as part of the Liberties Festival 2018, which kicks off this evening (18.07.18). The Festival programme, which encompasses …
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