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Doctors on the Ball: Sports and Medicine in Ireland, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Date: Tuesday 21 August, 12-8pm
Re-framing Disability, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Date: Monday 20 August, 10am - 4pm; Tuesday 21 August, 12-8pm; Wednesday 22- Friday 24 August, 10am – 4pm
Details: Re-framing Disability is an award winning exhibition exploring a group of rare portraits from the 17th to the 19th centuries, held by the Royal College of Physicians, London. The portraits depict disabled men and women of all ages and walks of life, many of whom earned a living exhibiting themselves to the public. The exhibition uncovers the extraordinary hidden histories behind the portraits and looks at their impact today through contemporary responses from disabled people.
We request the honour of your presence, Waterford
Date: The exhibition runs from August 2nd to September 8th at Old Market House Arts Centre and will then travel to Tramore Coastguard Station from September 9th until October 2nd.
Details: The Cultural Services of Waterford County Council will be hosting a photographic touring exhibition of photographs of the Big House in Ireland 1858-1922, courtesy of the National Library of Ireland, with a particular focus on County Waterford. The exhibition will be accompanied by a display of archival material from Waterford County Archives. A number of educational events and talks will be taking place to accompany the exhibition.
Date: 22 August: 17:00 - 21:30 at the Delany Archive, Carlow, Carlow College (St Patrick's), College Street, Carlow
Sporting Images from the Irish Jesuit Archives
Details: An image from the Irish Jesuit Archives will be uploaded every day on flickr to celebrate the Archive Awareness Campaign 2012. The images date from 1882 - 1970 and are taken from Colaiste Iognaid, Galway; Crescent Comprehensive, Limerick; Mungret College, Limerick; Clongowes Wood College, Kildare; Gonzaga College, Dublin; Belvedere College, Dublin and St. Ignatius College, Sydney.
Date: 18 August - 30 September 2012
Details: Dublin City Archives’ programme for Archives Awareness Campaign 2012 includes exhibitions; talks; genealogical consultations; and a training day. Events will take place at Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 and Cabra Library, Navan Road, Dublin 7. Admission is free to all events, but booking may be required (see detailed programme here).
Event 1: Oral History Training Seminar
Event 2: Celebrating family history on Culture Night
Event 3: Re-framing Disability
Event 4: Binding of historic manuscripts
Event 5: From Rome to London: Development of Paralympic Sport in Ireland
Event 6: Olympics, Sports and Games: A digital display of Sporting Dublin
Merrion Square 250
Details: An exhibition of drawings from the National Archives of Ireland at the Irish Architectural Archive marking the 250th anniversary of the creation of Merrion Square. Click here for article.
Gleanings from the Archives, Galway County Council Archives
Date: 18th August to 1st September
The Famine in Clare, Áras Contae an Chláir, Clare County Council, New Road, Ennis, Clare
Date: 20th - 31st August
Details: 'The Famine in Clare' exhibition will centre upon the workhouses in Clare using Clare's archival records as inspiration and evidence for the exhibition.
The Miners' Angel, Mother Jones Exhibition, Cork
Dates: From Tuesday 7 August until Friday 14 September, Monday to Friday 10am - 1pm and 2.15pm - 5pm at Cork City and County Archives, Seamus Murphy Building, 33A Great William O'Brien Street, Cork City.
Tracing Your Family History
1. Date & Times: 22 August: 19:00 - 20:30, Wicklow Branch Library, Kilmantin Hill, Wicklow Town
2. Date & Times: 18th August : 15:00 - 16:30, Baltinglass Library, Weavers Square, Baltinglass
Details: Illustrated talk on tracing your family history: an introduction to the main sources, followed by a question and answer session. The talk will describe the main sources for family history research, how to use them and where they are located. Admission Free. Event Organiser: Wicklow County Council Archives Service
Archives in Your Attic, Louth County Archives Service, Old Gaol, Ardee Road, Dundalk, Co Louth
Date: Mon-Fri 20th August - 14th September, opening hours vary: visitors should telephone 042-9324358 for further details.
Details: An exhibition of a selection of archival documents donated by the public arranged under a number of themes: aspects of life in the 19th & 20th centuries, buildings and landscapes, old industries, organisations, clubs and societies, sport, and theatre and festivals. Louth County Archives wishes to appeal to those holding archives relating to the development of County Louth to donate them to the Service. At the moment, the Service is particularly interested in sporting archives and material relating to WWI.
Details: To mark Archives awareness, this flickr set contains images from the theme 'Sports, Games and the Olympics'. This set contains images from the Defence Forces at sports events. Can you help identify any of the individuals in the photos?