NLI exhibitions in Waterford

Power and Privilege: photographs of the Big House in Ireland 1858-1922

View photographs of life in Ireland's 'Big Houses' during the mid 1800s and early 1900s. A selection of photographs taken between 1858 and 1922 show gardens and landscape; employees; transport; entertainment and recreation; the arts and sciences; and family life.

The exhibition will be in Market House Arts Centre, Dungarvan between 2 August and 8 September 2012. 

The Coast Guard Station Arts Centre, Tramore, Co Waterford between 9 September and 2 October 2012.

Gallant Sons: Irishmen and the First World War

The exhibition also tells the stories of some of the families who were left behind: their accounts of their own experiences bring home the huge human cost of the war and tell us something about life in Ireland between 1914 and 1918.

This exhibition is on display in Waterford City Library from the 1 August to 27 September.

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