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by Jason Kearney, BA Photography student, DIT As part of our third year in college, we had the option to study the archive in context – a progression from an earlier module in which we studied the theoretical aspects of the archive. To put these theories into practice and also out of a sense of [...]

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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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This is our second blog post celebrating the 5th anniversary of The Commons on Flickr which falls tomorrow, Wednesday 16 January. This means a 5th Birthday for the Library of Congress photostream. We’re not quite into the Terrible Twos on Flickr Commons ourselves yet here at the National Library of Ireland, but we’re certainly looking [...]

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