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The Crocus Project 2021

Would you like to take part in the Crocus Project 2020/21? We are now accepting late applications.

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration was streamed online on the 24th of January 2021 at 6pm.      

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The Ratline: Love, Lies and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive

Dublin Festival of History 2020 presents Philippe Sands in conversation with Robert Gerwarth in partnership with Holocaust Education Trust Ireland.

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Exhibition – The Girl in the Diary

Hundreds of thousands of young Jews left neither names nor records of their lives behind them. Rywka speaks for all of them in #TheGirlintheDiary exhibition. South Dublin Libraries Tallaght Library from 11th September -16th October North Clondalkin Library 19th October – 30th November Find more information about the exhibition here: https://www.aejm.org/projects/girl-diary-searching-rywka-lodz-ghetto/

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The Irish doctor who rescued kids from Belsen

Dr Bob Collis was one of the volunteer doctors from Ireland who worked with the British Red Cross in Bergen-Belsen immediately after the end of the war.   He brought six orphan Jewish child survivors back to Ireland.   His story was told in the Irish Independent Review.  (Read the full story  https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/the-irish-doctor-who-rescued-kids-from-belsen-39134237.html) Seventy-five years […]

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Irish war veteran donates his photo album from the Second World War

The album of Albert “Paddy” Sutton, who died in 2018 at the age of 96, was handed over to the National Museum of Ireland (NMI) this year. It is being made public as part of a new online exhibition entitled Reflections on Resilience by the museum to coincide with the lockdown and the closure of the museum. (It is also exhibited by the National Library of Ireland).

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