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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 explores voluntary humanitarian aid efforts in Ireland during the war, and was curated by Pádraig Allen of the St John Ambulance,…

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1 September 2018: ‘Limerick 1918–23: New approaches’, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick

On Saturday 1 September 2018 the Department of History, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, will hosted a one-day conference entitled ‘Limerick 1918–23: New approaches. This will bring together a range of scholars working on new and innovative aspects of the history of the revolutionary years 1918–1923 in County Limerick. Taking local, national, and global perspectives, the conference will…

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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

From Thursday 17 May 2018 the National Print Museum, Beggars Bush Barracks, Haddington Road, Dublin 4, will present 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…

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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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9 March 2018: ‘Curating Conflict: A workshop on the commemoration of conflict in public spaces’, DIT Grangegorman, Dublin 7

On Friday 9 March 2018 the Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media (GradCAM) and the Dublin School of Creative Arts at Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), with the Royal Armouries (UK)  hosted a one day seminar entitled ‘Curating conflict: A workshop on the commemoration of conflict in public spaces’. The  workshop emerges from the practical challenges…

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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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