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The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin, announced her approval for the commencement of the design phase of the National Museum of Ireland – Natural History redevelopment project. This is a flagship project in the Minister’s programme of investments under the National Development Plan, which will see many of our […]
Council Partners History News
A new digital story trail featuring augmented reality (AR) offers tourists an engaging way to discover history via their smartphone in Waterford. Waterford City and County Council (WCCC) in partnership with Imvizar, have launched a new digital walking trail featuring augmented reality (AR). This fantastic trail has been funded by Fáilte Ireland under the Destination Town’s
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Commemorating the 102nd anniversary of the death of Terence MacSwiney in Brixton Prison on October 25th 1920, Taoiseach Micheál Martin launched the collected works of Terence MacSwiney, ‘The Art & Ideology of Terence MacSwiney – Caught in the Living Flame’ as part of the Cork City Council Decade of Centenaries 2022 programme. A celebration of the literary
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Fingal Libraries sixth annual Festival of History was officially launched by the Mayor of Fingal, Cllr. Howard Mahony, at Swords Castle. The festival will run from Monday 10th to Saturday 15th October 2022 across a number of Fingal Library branches and will culminate in the History at the Castle Day at Swords Castle on Saturday 15th October. This year’s Festival programme
History News
An Taoiseach, Mícheál Martin TD, has launched a publication on the history of Dublin Castle, charting over 900 tumultuous years at the site, from Viking settlements to post-Famine 1800’s. The Volume, entitled ‘Vikings to Victorians: A History of Dublin Castle to 1850’ is the first of three Volumes to be published by the National Monuments Service of […]