Exhibitions

4 December 2018: History Ireland Hedge School: ‘From ballots to bullets: Ireland 1918-1919’, National Photographic Archive, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 4 December 2018 a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ debate will be hosted by the National Library of Ireland to tie in with its current exhibition ‘From ballots to bullets: Ireland 1918-1919’. The exhibition covers the turbulent years of 1918 and 1919, a period that witnessed the end of the First World War, the suffragette movement, the…

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17 November 2018: ‘Art and the vote: The images of the Irish women’s suffrage campaign’, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

On Saturday 17 November 2018 Athlone Castle Visitor Centre will present a public lecture entitled ‘Art and the vote: The images of the Irish women’s suffrage campaign’ by Athlone Castle Cultural Officer Donna Gilligan. The talk will explore the visual culture of the Irish women’s suffrage campaign, and will discuss the use of protest art, political cartoons,…

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16-30 November 2018: Exhibition: ‘Art and the vote: The visual culture of the Irish women’s suffrage campaign’, Luan Gallery, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Between 16 and 30 November 2018 the Luan Gallery, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, to commemorate the centenary of the first granting of votes to women in 1918, will host an exhibition entitled Art and the vote: The visual culture of the Irish women’s suffrage campaign.  Throughout the Irish campaign for votes for women, suffragists used many forms of…

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14-23 November 2018: Exhibition on ‘World War One: The Westmeath connection’, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

Between Wednesday 14 November and Wednesday 23 November 2018, to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, Westmeath County Council is presenting an exhibition in Mullingar entitled ‘World War One: The Westmeath connection’.  This exhibition is an initiative of the Westmeath Heritage Forum. It offers insights not only into the sheer scale…

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4-10 November 2018: National Library of Ireland programme for centenary of 1918 Armistice, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

From Sunday 4 November to Saturday 10 November 2018 the National Library of Ireland will be presenting diverse programme of talks, tours, lectures and more to mark the centenary of the 1918 Armistice and the end of the First World War. Beginning with a performance of Michael Holohan’s ‘Gallipoli, the GPO, and Flanders’ on Sunday 4…

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5 November-21 December 2018: ‘The Peace at Home? Dublin after the First World War’, Dublin City Library and Archive. Pearse Street, Dublin 2.

On Monday 5 November 2018 a new exhibition entitled ‘The Peace at Home? Dublin after the First World War’ opened at Dublin City Library and Archive (DCLA) 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.  The exhibition commemorates the centenary of the end of the First World War in November 1918. Using the rich vein of archival materials…

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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, will host a one-day conference entitled ‘Deeds not words? Assessing a century of change’This conference brings together a range of academics, historians and writers to explore changes and advancements in Irish society, particularly for women over…

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