National Photographic Archive, Dublin

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The National Photographic Archive (Irish: Cartlann Grianghrafadóireachta Náisiúnta) is located in Temple Bar in Dublin, Ireland, and holds the photographic collections of the National Library of Ireland (NLI). The archive was opened in 1998, and has a reading room and exhibition gallery. The gallery's exhibition space hosts photographic exhibitions - often relating to the NLI's collections.
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  • My wife and I attempted to visit this archive on a Saturday to see the exhibit on the history of television during advertised normal business hours 1000 to 1645 Mon thru Sat. It wasn't open and we... 
    My wife and I attempted to visit this archive on a Saturday to see the exhibit on the history of television during advertised normal business hours 1000 to 1645 Mon thru Sat. It wasn't open and we...  more »
  • I happened across this small exhibition centre a few years ago. It houses the National Archive of Irish photographs, which if you are interested can be viewed by appointment ( if you want to research....  more
    I happened across this small exhibition centre a few years ago. It houses the National Archive of Irish photographs, which if you are interested can be viewed by appointment ( if you want to research....  more »
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  • I've been there twice and it's a very interesting place.
  • Beautiful to visit, take you time and walk around the exhibition From ballots to bullets, and explore the newspaper articles and the information provided on Ireland's history to home rule, From Ballots to Bullets, Ireland 1918-1919 At the start of 1918, Ireland was at war – fighting for Britain in World War I. By the end of 1919, Ireland was at war with Britain – fighting for independence. Our exhibition – From Ballots to Bullets, Ireland 1918-1919 – is open every day at our Photographic Archive, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin. We invite you to share in a selection of events and stories from these two turbulent years as Ireland moved From Ballots to Bullets, with photographs, newspapers, and ephemera from the collections of the National Library of Ireland. Have a look at this one minute taster video... From Ballots to Bullets is a free exhibition, open 7 days (until May 2019): Monday-Saturday 10:00-16:45 & Sunday/Bank Holidays 12:00-

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