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We are delighted to announce our second historian-in-residence position here at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. This is part of an ongoing partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. This exciting and unique residency will see the successful candidate conduct pioneering research in the field of Irish migration and diaspora studies, consistent with Government diaspora policy priorities.
Only 7 out of over 200 public artworks in Dublin are dedicated to historic Irish women. We are challenging people to reflect on why Irish history has so few accounts of the achievements of women and why there is a remarkable lack of plaques, statues or monuments to celebrate their lives.
EPIC was delighted to receive an award for excellence at the CIE Tours International Annual Awards of Excellence which took place in Christ Church Cathedral on Tuesday 28th January.
The music, the literature and the dance of Ireland have been brought to the world by its emigrants. But, what about our ancient language? Join us as radio producer Judy-Meg Ní Chinnéide explores the history and motivations of some of the diverse communities that are embracing the Irish language abroad, on 13 March. (This talk will include subtitled audio and fluency in Irish is not required.)
Take part in our Treasures and Triumphs trail on 10 March here at EPIC and journey underground in our atmospheric vaults. Search for 10 hidden shamrocks to discover Irish secrets, phrases and stories that might surprise you, before immersing yourself in a range of complementary activities.
This International Women’s Day, join Dr Angela Byrne, Dr Leanne McCormack, Dr Mary McAuliffe & Dr Ann Marie O’Brien in conversation on transnational Irish women and their campaigns for gender equality, on Sunday 8 March.