Exhibitions

25 March 2016: Opening of Easter Rising exhibition, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Finglas Road, Dublin 11

On Friday 25 March 2016 Glasnevin Cemetery Museum opened a new dedicated exhibition on the Easter Rising of 1916. The majority of those killed during the 1916 Easter Rising are buried in Glasnevin Cemetery. The new exhibition includes objects, letters, photos and previously unseen material. will tell the stories of those who participated in and witnessed this…

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24 March 2016: Launch of ‘Reflecting 1916’ exhibition, Gallery of Photography, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

On Thursday 24 March 2016, at 1pm, the the Lord Mayor of Dublin Críona Ní Dhálaigh, officially launched the exhibition Reflecting 1916 in the Gallery of Photography, Meeting House Square, Dublin 2. Reflecting 1916 is a centrepiece installation of large-scale photos captures the destruction of Dublin and offers viewers a dramatic, immersive experience. This is contextualised by…

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17 March 2016: Padraig Yeates lecture: ‘The women were worse then the men: crime in Dublin in 1916’, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin 1

On Thursday 17 March 2016 Padraig Yeates delivered a lecture entitled ‘The women were worse then the men: crime in Dublin in 1916’ in the Pillar Room of the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin 1. This formed part of an ongoing lectures series presented alongside the Rotunda’s 1916 centenary exhibition ‘Birth of a nation’. Listen back to…

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3 March 2016: Opening of ‘Proclaiming a Republic: the 1916 Rising’, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On Thursday 3 March the National Museum of Ireland (Decorative Arts and History), Collins Barracks, Dublin 7,  opened its new 1916 exhibition to the public. Entitled Proclaiming a republic: the 1916 Rising, this new exhibition explores the ideas, movements and personalities of early 20th century Ireland, the dramatic events of Easter Week, the impact it…

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6 February 2016: Opening of ‘James Stephens, the National Gallery of Ireland, and the 1916 Rising’, National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square, Dublin 2

On 6 February the National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square West, Dublin 2, opened a new exhibition entitled ‘James Stephens, the National Gallery of Ireland, and the 1916 Rising’. James Stephens (1880-1950) came to fame with The Crock of Gold (1912), a story for children of all ages, creating ‘a world of rich fantasy’. He…

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2 February 2016: Opening of ‘Rising’ 1916 photography exhibition, National Photographic Archive, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

On 2 February 2016 the National Library of Ireland‘s National Photographic Archive launched Rising, a major photographic exhibition which showcases the NLI’s collection of rich imagery documenting the events and locations of 1916. The exhibition is part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme, and was made possible through funding awarded under this initiative. Rising draws on some…

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19 January 2016: Launch of Digital Repository of Ireland’s ‘Inspiring Ireland 1916’ online exhibitions, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 19 January 2016  Minister of State for the Diaspora, Jimmy Deenihan TD., launched a new phase of the Digital Repository of Ireland’s Inspiring Ireland project – a series of exhibits focusing on familiar and unfamiliar stories of people and events surrounding the Easter Rising that will be showcased online over the first six months of 2016…

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12 January 2016: Launch of ‘Dublin Rising 1916-2016’, Dublin

On Tuesday 12 January 2016 Google launched a new interactive Google Street View tour, entitled Dublin Rising 1916-2016 and narrated by actor Colin Farrell, in Dublin. This virtual tour lets visitors virtually explore the city streets, events and people who shaped history 100 years ago. It was launched by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and Minister…

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