At the same time as the Celtic Revival during the late 19th - early 20th centuries, the Arts and Crafts Movement was making its way across Europe. This movement saw an international increase in the making and purchasing of handmade things and included ‘cottage industries’ such as stained glass, woodworks, ceramics, tapestries, and more.
Dublin City Council’s Historian in Residence programme welcomes two new historians. Elizabeth Kehoe and Katie Blackwood will be working in the Dublin Central and Dublin North Central areas respectively. Mary Muldowney, Cormac Moore, and Catherine Scuffil return to the programme. Dervilia Roche continues as the Historian in Residence for Children.
Labhair Linn sa Leabharlann: Irish language series of events
Celebrate the end of the year and Irish language literature with our Labhair Linn sa Leabharlann series of events. Planned events for November will include WB Yeats – Nobel Prize 100 year Centenary an Irish language event Marking 100 years since WB Yeats was awarded the Nobel prize.
As of 2023 this course will be offered free of charge. Commencing in October 2023, classes will be held on Monday evenings at Dublin City Library and Archive, 139-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, and will include two visits to archive services.
This collection of images from the Fáilte Ireland Photographic Collection, held at Dublin City Library and Archive Pearse Street, highlights the surprising and unimagined day of bright sunshine and blue skies that finally emerged on the bank holiday of Monday, August 3, 1953.