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History and Heritage lectures organised and recorded by Dublin City Public Libraries and Archive.

Heritage and History Lectures Dublin City Public Libraries and Archive

    • Society & Culture

History and Heritage lectures organised and recorded by Dublin City Public Libraries and Archive.

    Remembering and reinventing the Rising

    Remembering and reinventing the Rising

    Listen to historian Donal Fallon discuss the history of commemorating the 1916 Rising, while looking at events such as the first anniversary in 1917, the often-violent Easter parades of 1930s Dublin and the fiftieth anniversary in 1966. Recorded on Thursday 23 June 2016 at 6.30pm in Dublin City Library and Archive as part of the Dublin City Council 1916/2016 Centenary Programme.

    • 23 min
    Printing the 1916 Proclamation

    Printing the 1916 Proclamation

    Listen to City Archivist Mary Clark talk about the Proclamation, which was typeset and printed by William O’Brien, Michael Molloy and Christopher Brady and tell the story of how the original signatures were chewed to a pulp by Michael Molloy (not Christopher Brady as wrongly stated on Nationwide). Part of 'Elizabeth O'Farrell and the 1916 Proclamation' Seminar. Recorded on Monday 25 April 2016 at Dublin City Hall as part of the Dublin City Council 1916/2016 Centenary Programme.

    • 12 min
    Conserving the 1916 Proclamation

    Conserving the 1916 Proclamation

    Listen to Elizabeth D’Arcy share the exciting and sometimes nerve-wracking story of how she conserved the Proclamation. Hear how she painstakingly removed sellotape, washed, repaired and strengthened this hugely important document. You can view the conserved Proclamation in the Story of the Capital exhibition in City Hall. Liz D'Arcy, Paperworks, Studio for Paper Conservation is qualified with an MA in Conservation of Fine Art on Paper. Liz is an accredited member of the 'Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic works in Ireland' (I.C.H.A.W.I) and a member of the 'Irish Professional Conservators and Restorers Association' (I.P.C.R.A). Part of 'Elizabeth O'Farrell and the 1916 Proclamation' Seminar. Recorded on Monday 25 April 2016 at Dublin City Hall as part of the Dublin City Council 1916/2016 Centenary Programme.

    • 21 min
    Elizabeth O’Farrell, The woman with the white flag

    Elizabeth O’Farrell, The woman with the white flag

    Listen to Ian Kelly, grand-nephew of Elizabeth O’Farrell talk about his great-aunt Elizabeth O'Farrell, her role in the 1916 Rising, her work as a midwife in Holles Street and her legacy. Listen to 'The Tricolour Ribbon' sung by Antoinette Heery (whose grand uncle James Heery was in the GPO with Elizabeth during the Rising) and to Ian reading Liam Mac Uistín's poem "We saw a vision". The talk is followed by Anne-Marie Kelly, Divisional Librarian at Dublin City Public Libraries, and a self-confessed Elizabeth O'Farrell fan, performing her original vignette 'Elizabeth Looks Back'. Part of 'Elizabeth O'Farrell and the 1916 Proclamation' Seminar. Recorded on Monday 25 April 2016 at Dublin City Hall as part of the Dublin City Council 1916/2016 Centenary Programme.

    • 45 min
    ‘Thank God we have lived to see this day’: The Rising

    ‘Thank God we have lived to see this day’: The Rising

    Listen to historian Brian Hanley discuss Dublin society and politics on the eve of the Rising. Among the topics examined are the impact of the world war, local politics, divisions of class and religion and the strength and variety of radical opinion and the personalities associated with it. Recorded on Thursday 24 February 2016 in Rathmines Library as part of the Dublin City Council 1916/2016 Centenary Programme.

    • 55 min
    ‘Thank God we have lived to see this day’: The Rising

    ‘Thank God we have lived to see this day’: The Rising

    The second lecture in Brian Hanley's Dublin Burning series examines the first day of the Rising, looking at the impact of the countermanding order, the mobilizations at local level and popular reactions to the revolt. It also details the military strategy of the rebels and the first armed encounters with Crown forces. Recorded on Thursday 2 March 2016 in Rathmines Library as part of the Dublin City Council 1916/2016 Centenary Programme.

    • 1 hr 6 min

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