Exhibitions

3 November 2018: ‘Deeds not words? Assessing a century of change’, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On Saturday 3 November 2018 the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, hosted a one-day conference entitled ‘Deeds not words? Assessing a century of change’. This conference brought together a range of academics, historians and writers to explore changes and advancements in Irish society, particularly for women over…

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1-30 November 2018: ’45 for valour’ exhibition, Limerick Museum, Limerick

From 1 November to 30 November the exhibition ’45 for valour’ by Trish Taylor Thompson was hosted at Limerick Museum. The exhibition was opened by Cllr. James Collins, Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, on 1 November; the opening also incorporated the launch of Limerick’s military tradition (1691-1922): A brief Introduction by Dr Matthew Potter. To mark the…

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20 September 2018: Launch of ‘“You never saw such excitement”: The 1918 election of Countess Markievicz’, Richmond Barracks, Dublin 8

On Thursday 20 September 2016 a new exhibition was launched at Richmond Barracks, Inchicore, Dublin 8, entitled ‘”You never saw such excitement”: The 1918 election of Countess Markievicz’. The new exhibition, which is an addition to the permanent exhibition at Richmond Barracks, focuses on the two year period from the release of Constance Markievicz from…

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14 September 2018: ‘Protest through print: Women’s suffrage and print media centenary seminar’, National Print Museum, Dublin 4

On Friday 14 September 2018 the National Print Museum hosted a day-long seminar exploring the use of print media by Irish suffragists and their opponents in their methods of promotion and protest.This event was organised in conjunction with the museum’s current exhibition Print, protest and the polls: The Irish women’s suffrage campaign and the power…

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11 September 2018—31 May 2019: National Museum of Ireland centenary project on ‘The enemy within: The Spanish Flu in Ireland, 1918-19’.

From September 2018 onwards the National Museum of Ireland’s ‘Decade of Centenaries’ programme will focus on the ‘Spanish Flu’ pandemic of 1918-19. Traditionally overlooked in the history of the revolutionary period, the impact of the pandemic on Ireland has in recent years, attracted greater attention from historians. The pandemic emerged in the latter months of…

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11 September 2018-31 May 2019: National Library of Ireland exhibition: ‘From ballots to bullets: Ireland 1918-1919’, National Photographic Archive, Dublin 2

On 11 September 2018 a new exhibition curated by the National Library of Ireland, ‘From ballots to bullets: Ireland 1918-1919’, was launched at the National Photographic Archive by Senator Ivana Bacik, Chair of the Oireachtas Vótáil100 committee. The exhibition covers the key years 1918-1919, which encompassed the end of the First World War, the first postwar UK election in…

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6 September-26 October 2018: Exhibition: ‘World War One: Ireland’s humanitarian effort’, dlr Lexicon, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

On Thursday 6 September 2018 Josepha Madigan TD, Minister for Culture Heritage and the Gaeltacht, officially launched a new exhibition entitled World War One: Ireland’s humanitarian effort at the dlr Lexicon in Dún Laoghaire. The exhibition explored voluntary humanitarian aid efforts in Ireland during the war, and was curated by Pádraig Allen of the St John Ambulance,…

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29 July-19 October 2018: ‘Votes for Women: Suffrage and Citizenship’, Leinster House, Kildare St, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 20 July the National Museum of Ireland, in collaboration with the Vótáil 100 initiative of the Oireachtas, launched a new exhibition entitled ‘Votes for Women: Suffrage and Citizenship’, marking the centenary of the parliamentary vote for women in specified categories in Ireland and Britain. 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the passing of the…

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