Exhibitions

17 May-30 September 2018: ‘Print, protest, and the polls: The Irish women’s suffrage campaign and the power of print media, 1908–1918’, National Print Museum, Dublin 4

Beginning Thursday 17 May 2018 the National Print Museum, Beggars Bush Barracks, Haddington Road, Dublin 4, presented a new exhibition entitled Print, protest, and the polls: The Irish women’s suffrage campaign and the power of print media, 1908-1918. This exhibition will commemorate the centenary of the first female parliamentary vote in Ireland through exploration of the use of…

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24 April 2018: Dublin City Library and Archive lunchtime lecture series: ‘"Doing their bit": Irish women and the First World War’, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 24 April Dublin City Library and Archive presented the fourth and final lecture in their Spring 2018 series of lunchtime lectures, entitled ‘”Doing their bit”: Irish women and the First World War’. The series will explore different aspects of Irish women’s experiences throughout the First World War, from anti-enlistment activism to working in…

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18 April 2018: Launch of exhibition: ‘"On active service"’: Maynooth College, chaplains and the anti-conscription crisis’, Maynooth University

On Wednesday 18 April 2018 Maynooth University, Co. Kildare, hosted the launch of a new exhibition entitled ‘”On active service”‘: Maynooth College, chaplains and the anti-conscription crisis’. Ireland’s national Roman Catholic seminary at Maynooth experienced a profound transformative period from the summer of 1916 until the winter of 1918. In 1917 the College publically supported the recruitment…

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17 April 2018: Dublin City Library and Archive lunchtime lecture series: ‘"Doing their bit": Irish women and the First World War’, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 17 April Dublin City Library and Archive presented the third in their new series of lunchtime lectures, entitled ‘”Doing their bit”: Irish women and the First World War’. The series will explore different aspects of Irish women’s experiences throughout the First World War, from anti-enlistment activism to working in munition factories and war-time…

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10 April 2018: Dublin City Library and Archive lunchtime lecture series: ‘"Doing their bit": Irish women and the First World War’, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 10 April Dublin City Library and Archive presented the second in their new series of lunchtime lectures, entitled ‘”Doing their bit”: Irish women and the First World War’. The series will explore different aspects of Irish women’s experiences throughout the First World War, from anti-enlistment activism to working in munition factories and war-time…

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1-28 February 2018: ‘Jesuit chaplains in the First World War’, County Library, Tallaght, Dublin 24

From Thursday 1 February to Thursday 28 February 2018 the County Library, Tallaght, D24 A3EX, hosted an exhibition by the Irish Jesuit Archives, entitled ‘Jesuits Chaplains and Rathfarnham Castle in the First World War’. This exhibition tells the story of the 32 Irish Jesuits who served in the Great War, either as volunteers or by being appointed…

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2 Jan.-28 Feb. 2018: ‘Suffragist city: Women and the vote in Dublin’, Dublin City Library and Archive, Dublin 2

From 2 January to 28 February 2018 Dublin City Library and Archive hosted a new exhibition entitled Suffragist city: Women and the vote in Dublin. Suffragism was the conviction that votes should be extended to women. By the early years of the twentieth century, the suffrage campaign had gained sufficient momentum to be regularly debated in parliament.…

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