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Watch back: Ireland and the COVID-19 pandemic

This conference focusing on the specificities of pandemic experience in Ireland originally took place on 14 June 2023.

The Royal Irish Academy Working Group on Culture and Heritage hosted one-day in-person event on Ireland and the COVID-19 pandemic on 13 June 2023. The discussions across the day broadly focused on culture and society.

  • Panel 1: Rites of passage, public trust, the pandemic and after
  • Panel 2: Social cohesion in the pandemic
  • Panel 3: The impact on arts
  • Panel 4: Altered perceptions of locality and civic culture
  • Panel 5: Sport, recreation and leisure

You can watch back all of the panel discussions on the RIA’s YouTube Channel below.

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Image credit: Pass Freely, Asbestos with Hugh Lane Gallery. Photograph by Sean Curtis.