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We have a Dublin Lockout centenary exhibition coming up here at the National Library of Ireland this August, but many other protracted labour struggles took place in other parts of Ireland in 1913. In this blog post, author and historian Padraig Yeates looks at a dispute in Sligo between March and May of that year… [...]

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Wiltshire Collection Online by Orla Fitzpatrick, Irish photo historian October 1998 was a very exciting time to start working at the National Photographic Archive (NPA). The O’Donnell & Tuomey designed building had just opened in Temple Bar, Dublin and the staff were busy with the task of unpacking the vast photographic collection. As a Research [...]

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by Damien O’Connor, Writer/Director of After You In early 2010 I was awarded a grant by the Irish Film Board, RTÉ, The Arts Council and the BAI to make my short animated film After You. The idea for the film was to tell the tale of a Dublin doorman over sixty years. The storyline allowed [...]

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