The Digital Repository of Ireland is inviting applications for a Public Collection Day on 10 March 2023, where ordinary people’s memorabilia of activism around the Eighth Amendment and similar topics will be digitised and archived for the future.
A vital aspect of fashion is its relationship to society at large. In recent years this has become considerably more complex. Everyday life is influenced by what people do, what they say, and more importantly what they wear.
Portrait of Dublin's First Female Lord Mayor unveiled by City Council
Kathleen Clarke served as Lord Mayor for two terms, standing down as a councillor in 1941 on the grounds of ill health. Continuing to live an active public life until her death on 29th September 1972, she received a State funeral, the third of only three women to be so honoured.
Following some recent ‘tweakments’ one of Dublin City’s most popular suburban libraries is ready for a close-up as we celebrate 50 years of service to the people of Raheny.
Dublin City’s second busiest library opened its doors in 1972.
Twentieth anniversary of the passing of Éamonn Mac Thomáis
His videos have hundreds of thousands of views across YouTube, Instagram and TikTok, though he had never heard of any of them. He has inspired a whole new generation of social historians that were born after he died.
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.