Europeana Story Collecting Weekend with Humans of Dublin

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At our Europeana Story Collecting Weekend, we teamed up with Humans of Dublin to capture some amazing stories of migration and departure. The event took place on 18-19 August as part of National...

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Dr Isabel ‘Ida’ Deane Mitchell

EPIC STORIES

 

The Ulster missionary doctor who left a lasting impression on Manchuria

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Sarah ‘Fanny’ Durack

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The Irish-Australian who won the first women’s Olympic swimming medal and who broke a total of 12 world records

Born to Irish emigrant parents in Australia, Fanny Durack was lucky that she was...

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Eva Gore-Booth

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Gore-Booth, the quiet sister of Countess Markievicz, who became an icon of suffrage, trade unionism, nationalism and LGBTQ+ defiance

What can be said of the poet, suffragist and Irish...

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Eileen Gray

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The Irish architect and designer from Co Wexford would become a pioneer of modern design

Eileen Gray once said “To create, one must question everything” and that’s exactly what she did. Her...

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Cynthia Longfield

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The international dragonfly expert and intrepid explorer also known as 'Madame Dragonfly'

Why is it that so few people know of Cynthia Longfield? She is by far one of the most interesting...

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Annie Besant

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The trade unionist, socialist, and later Indian nationalist who was the first woman to endorse birth control

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