Local Studies Library Exhibitions

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Title

Local Studies Library Exhibitions

Subject

Cork (County) local history

Description

Every year the Local Studies library compiles an exhibition on various aspects of Cork County history, to highlight the collections and resources available in the Local Studies library. Topics have varied widely, to commemorate an anniversary or highlight a particular subject.

Creator

Local Studies Library - Cork County Library

Rights

Please contact the Local Studies library if you wish to use reproduce any of these exhibitions

Format

Original exhibitions were printed display boards

Items in the Local Studies Library Exhibitions Collection

Cork, Bandon and South Coast Railway
This exhibition will give an overview of the history of this West Cork line, from its beginnings in the 1840’s to its closure in the 1960’s.
The starting point for the exhibition was the work of the late Colm Creedon, noted railway enthusiast,…

Ford - the Cork Connection
To coincide with the hundred year anniversary of Ford Ireland, the Local Studies Library compiled an exhibition, Ford - the Cork Connection. The exhibition focused on various aspects of the Marina plant, why Cork was chosen, years of unrest, the Ford…

Southern Echoes of 1916
As part of Cork County Library’s 1916 Centenary Programme, Céad Bliain ag Fás, the Local Studies Library compiled this exhibition. It focuses on four different subject areas and four important Cork figures, examining their involvement in the 1916…

The Battle of the Somme - the Irish Connection
An information board compiled to mark the centenary of the Batte of the Somme, focusing on the Irish aspect of this event.

Cork County Hall - from inception to completion
This exhibition was compiled to trace the history of the building of Cork County Hall, from the early obstacles to the remarkable and forward-thinking design.

Maud Gonne 1866 - 1953
An information board compiled to mark the centenary of Maud Gonne's birth.

Thomas Davis 1814 -1845
An exhibition compiled on the life of Thomas Davis, with an accompanying booklet.

From Foxhole to Rhincrew - The story of Youghal's bridges
An exhibition on the history of Youghal's bridges

Irish Tourist Association - Photographic Collection Exhibition
This exhibition was compiled to highlight the photographic collection of the ITA files.

The James N. Healy Archive Exhibition
This exhibition was compiled to highlight the James N. Healy archive, which was donated to Cork County Library.
James N. Healy was born in Cork city and was very influential in the theatre world in Cork. He formed the Gilbert and Sullivan Group in…

Seán O'Ríordáin (1916-1977)
An information board on the life and works of Seán O'Ríordáin to mark the centenary of his birth.

Seán O'Ríordáin (1916-1977)
An information board on the life and works of Seán O'Ríordáin to mark the centenary of his birth.

O'Donovan Rossa Exhibition
An exhibition to mark the centenary of the death of Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa.

Jack Lynch
An information board compiled for the centenary of Jack Lynch's birth.