The Treaty, 1921: Records from the Archives

This event has ended

Dublin Castle, Tuesday 7th December - Sunday 27th March

The National Archives preserves the memory of the state in the form of its records. It acquires and protects Ireland’s public records, thereby ensuring their availability as a resource for all. These records relate to the social, cultural, economic and political history of the island of Ireland from the middle ages through to the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922 and into the modern era. Amongst its collections is perhaps the most famous document in Irish history: the Anglo-Irish Treaty of 1921. It is appropriate that the National Archives should mark the centenary of the signing of the Treaty by presenting a major exhibition of records in its possession relating to the negotiation and signing of the Treaty. Using the Treaty itself as the centrepiece, this exhibition places significant documents from the collections of the National Archives on public display for the first time. This exhibition forms part of the National Archives Commemorations Programme 2021–2, marking the National Archives’ role as the official repository of the records of the state. It is presented in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy, the National Library of Ireland and the Office of Public Works, with records on display from the collections of the Military Archives, Dublin, and University College Dublin Archives.


Date:
Tuesday 7th December - Sunday 27th March
Time:
10.00am
Price:
Free
Address:
Coach House Gallery, Stephen Street Upper, Dublin 8, Ireland

Google Map of Coach House Gallery, Stephen Street Upper, Dublin 8, Ireland

You might also like...

What's on

PhotoIreland Festival 2022

Printworks and Various Locations

Under the title Opening The Gates, the 13th edition of PhotoIreland Festival presents the most comprehensive overview on the History and Practice of Photography in Ireland to date, running 7th July to 28th August 2022 in various locations, with the main venue at The Printworks, Dublin Castle. The main exhibition Images Are All We Have traces the thematic development of the discipline and contextualises the historical background, bringing together the diverse and socially engaged set of contemporary art practices that define Irish Photography today. This survey exhibition on the discipline i

What's on

Riverdance

Gaiety Theatre

Twenty-five years on from the first time Riverdance the Show premiered at The Point Theatre Dublin, composer Bill Whelan has rerecorded his mesmerising soundtrack while producer Moya Doherty and director John McColgan have completely reimagined the ground-breaking show with innovative and spectacular lighting, projection and stage designs with new costume designs by Joan Bergin, to create Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show. This show is a powerful and stirring reinvention of this beloved family favourite, celebrated the world over for its Grammy Award-winning music and the thrilling energy an

What's on

Opera in the Open

Wood Quay Amphitheatre

Opera in the Open returns to the Amphitheatre in Wood Quay Venue every Thursday throughout August (4th, 11th, 18th & 25th) at 1pm. 4th August - Dido & Aeneas - Purcell 11th August – La Fille du Régiment – Donizetti 18th August – The Magic Flute/Die Zauberflöte – Mozart 25th August – Tosca – Puccini Opera in the Open is an initiative of Dublin City Council that presents live performances of operatic work in the open air in Dublin City Centre. Each performance is undertaken in an abridged format, is narrated in English and lasts one hour during lunchtime from 1 to 2pm.