Mr Turner’s apples

Mr Turner’s apples

Mr Turner’s apples by Allan LEONARD for Northern Slant 27 September 2017 The Allison Collection held at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) consists of about 1,550 photographs and 34 volumes from Allison Photographic Studios between circa 1900 and 1950. The studios were established by Herbert Thackwray Allison, who came to Ireland in […]

Exhibition launch: “We Lived It: The Social Impact of the Troubles” @TheLinenHall

Exhibition launch: “We Lived It: The Social Impact of the Troubles” @TheLinenHall

Exhibition launch: “We Lived It: The Social Impact of the Troubles” @TheLinenHall by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 2 August 2017 The Linen Hall Library has presented the first of two exhibitions of its Divided Society digitisation and outreach project. “We Lived It: The Social Impact of the Troubles” contains artwork, imagery, ephemera, and […]

Everywhere is different but nevertheless is not unrecognisable

Everywhere is different but nevertheless is not unrecognisable

Everywhere is different but nevertheless is not unrecognisable by Allan LEONARD for Northern Slant 25 April 2017 Of the treasure trove of prints and negatives held by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), a relatively small selection of about 2,500 images are available to view on Flickr. This consists of three collections: the […]

Peoples History Initiative – Eamon PHOENIX lecture

As part of the Peoples History Initiative, administered by the Ulster People College, Belfast, Dr Eamon Phoenix presented the first in what will be a series of lectures of the project: “The Plantation: The Birth of the Two Traditions in Ireland” The hour-long lecture took place at the Linen Hall Library, Belfast, to an audience […]