On the afternoon of Friday, 3rd May 2019, an official Dublin City Council commemorative plaque unveiling took place at the site of Séamus Ennis’s boyhood home in Finglas, which was demolished during the 1960s.
Minister Humphreys and Dublin City Lord Mayor visit newly refurbished Central Library
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, today (3rd December 2020) visited the newly refurbished Central Library in Dublin City Centre which has received €200,000 from her Department.
The Music Library invites you to take part in a special event taking place over the month of December. In these times where we have to stay apart, connect with other music lovers by sharing your memories of songs on the themes of Christmas and Nostalgia, either by post or email for inclusion in a publication curated by Irish vocalist and songwriter Riona Sally Hartman to be sent to all participants.
It’s that time of year again when thoughts turn to all things festive, not only glamorising yourself but also your home and garden. So where do you go to, to pick up a few tips, than to a magazine like Good Housekeeping. This magazine comes under the genre of home and garden.
Last week we looked at the death certificate for James McCormack and discovered that there was a discrepancy in his age. His death certificate stated that he was forty years of age in 1916 whereas five years earlier the 1911 census records his age as thirty years, which means that he would have been thirty five at the time of his death.
Tá sé céad bliain ó bhí Toghcháin áitiúla na bliana 1920 ar siúl, toghcháin a bhí ríthábhachtach maidir le stair rialtais áitiúil na hÉireann.
Chun na himeachtaí sin a cheiliúradh, agus ó tharla chomh tábhachtach agus a bhí siad maidir leis an gcoimhlint chun neamhspleáchas a bhaint amach, tá Cartlannaithe agus Bainisteoirí Taifead an Rialtais Áitiúil coimisiúnaithe ag an Roinn Tithíochta, Rialtais Áitiúil agus Oidhreachta chun foilseachán a chur i dtoll a chéile chun toghcháin áitiúla na bliana 1920 a chomóradh.
This year marks the centenary of the local elections of 1920 which were pivotal in the history of local government in Ireland.
To mark these events, and because of their significance for the struggle for independence, the Dept. of Housing, Local Government & Heritage recently commissioned a publication from the Local Government Archivists and Records Managers to commemorate the 1920 local elections.
Dublin City Libraries open for 'Browse and Borrow'
From Tuesday December 1st fifteen Dublin City libraries are open for browsing and borrowing from Monday to Saturday. At this point of a phased re-opening there will be no seating for reading or studying, and users are encouraged to keep their visit as short as possible, and to use the self-service kiosks or library app to issue and return items.
Do you know anyone suffering with a mental health problem, someone in your family, neighbourhood or workplace. Maybe you have been stressed at a particular time in your life and needed help or were frightened, as someone you love presented as not being in their right mind. The truth is mental health problems are more common than we are prepared to admit.
Dublin City branch libraries closed temporarily because of Covid 19 but we are reopening and we operate a range of services. See below for details on where you can 'Browse and borrow', on our 'Call and Collect' service, our Home Delivery service for people cocooning and of course our online offering.