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DIB Women on Walls: Sheila Tinney

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

‘Women on Walls' is a campaign by Accenture in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy that seeks to make women leaders visible through a series of commissioned portraits that will create a lasting cultural legacy for...

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DIB Women on Walls: Françoise Henry

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

‘Women on Walls' is a campaign by Accenture in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy that seeks to make women leaders visible through a series of commissioned portraits that will create a lasting cultural legacy for...

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DIB Women on Walls: Eleanor Knott

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

‘Women on Walls' is a campaign by Accenture in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy that seeks to make women leaders visible through a series of commissioned portraits that will create a lasting cultural legacy for...

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DIB Women on Walls: Phyllis Clinch

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

'Women on Walls' is a campaign by Accenture in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy that seeks to make women leaders visible through a series of commissioned portraits that will create a lasting cultural legacy for...

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DIB in the news: Oscar Wilde in Paris

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

A Paris museum gallery is currently presenting the first major exhibition on the Dublin-born Irish writer Oscar Wilde ever to be mounted in France.

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New lives in the DIB: Stephen Gately

Thursday, 6 October 2016

Proud son of Dublin's North Wall community, a member of one of Ireland's most successful musical exports, Gatley enjoyed a successful stage and tv career before his death in 2009.

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The DIB in the news: The battle of Cable Street

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Eighty years ago, on 4 October 1936, Dublin-born Morry Levitas helped prevent a fascist march through London’s East End through his part in the battle of Cable Street.

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New Lives in the DIB: Edward Delaney

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Edward Delaney, sculptor, who died 22 September 2009, executed two of Dublin’s most familiar public monuments: the bronze statues of Wolfe Tone and of Thomas Davis.

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The DIB in the news: Discovery of HMS Terror

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Recently, one of the greatest prizes in marine archaeology – HMS Terror – was located in Terror Bay, south of King William Island, Nunavut, Canada.

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New lives added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography – Mick Lally

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

One of the 41 new lives added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography online in June 2016.

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