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Longford County Council is delighted to announce the opening of the Rose Cottage War of Independence Centre in Ballinalee by on Sunday, 12 November. This project is supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development through the Town and Village Renewal Scheme, Ballinalee Community Group, and Longford County Council. This historic cottage played an […]
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Louth County Council announce the launch of Brigid1500: ‘Louth Birthplace of Brigid’, a programme of events and initiatives to honour the life and legacy of Brigid. The enduring story of Ireland’s iconic matron saint was celebrated at the launch in County Hall, Dundalk, where the programme of events to mark Brigid1500 commemorations in Louth was […]
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The need to develop additional expertise and to boost skills in the heritage sector took centre stage at the second annual Heritage Ireland 2030 Summit, with over 250 attendees hearing from heritage leaders, community groups and Government representatives in discussion on Ireland’s built, archaeological and natural heritage. Minister of State for Nature, Heritage and
History News Transport
The Minister for Public Expenditure, National Development Plan Delivery and Reform, Paschal Donohoe TD, has officially opened the Substation at Dublin Port, where part of the city’s 18th century sea wall was discovered. It now goes on permanent display to the public at this new interpretive centre, part of Dublin Port’s distributed museum for the city. The […]
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Limerick Museum, in collaboration with Limerick GAA, is excited to announce the official opening of ‘Limerick’s All-Ireland Glory 1887-2023’. This exhibition, curated by Dr. Matthew Potter, Curator of Limerick Museum, and Meadhbh Nolan from Limerick Libraries, pays tribute to the rich history of Limerick’s Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and spotlights
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In collaboration with the National Museum of Ireland, Donegal County Museum has unveiled the Rainbow Revolutions digital podium which contains videos, photographs and archival collections which have been carefully sourced and curated to tell the stories of LGBTI+ history in Ireland and the growth of the Irish LGBTI+ rights movement. This material was first displayed […]
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The Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Kieran McCarthy, has launched ‘The Cork City Revolution Trail’, in the company of historian Gerry White and members of Cork City Council’s Commemorations team. An online story map, the Revolution Trail features 30 historical sites located around Cork City. The areas carry stories of huge significance in relation to the […]