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70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising

July 25, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

kopia-ulotkaYou are cordially invited to the celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising in St. Audoen’s Church in Dublin, organised by „Discover Poland” and the Polish Chaplaincy in Ireland.
During the celebrations two combined exhibitions will be presented for viewing – “The Fight for Freedom. The Warsaw Uprising” and “The Church and the Religion in the Warsaw Uprising”, as well as a feature presentation of the “City of Ruin” movie along with various scenes presented by the scouts and the polish artistic associations in Ireland.

Every visitor will have an opportunity to try dishes eaten during the Uprising, view and touch the reconstructed barricade, purchase souvenirs from the Warsaw Uprising Museum and listen to live music. All these attractions are designed to render the atmosphere of those historic events.

The opening ceremony will be held on the 1st of August (Friday) at 7 PM in St. Audoen’s Church, 14 High Street, Dublin. After a brief prayer for the fallen the Mayor of Dublin, Christy Burke, will officially open the exhibition. The inaugural lecture, titled “The Warsaw Uprising in Comparative Perspective”, will be given by Dr Gabriel Doherty from the University College Cork.

The exhibition will be opened for viewing from the 2nd of August to the 4th of August and from the 9th of August to the 10th of August between the hours of 12 PM to 8 PM.

Belfast: 26.08-07.09.2014 from 10-5pm. Official opening Saturday 30.08 o 12.00
Venue: Ulster Hall (just behind City Hall).

Kilkenny: 11-18.09.2014
Venue: Kilkenny Integration Forum

Opening hours:
Mon – closed
Tue: 10am-1pm & 2-8pm
Wed: 10am-1 & 2-8pm
Thu: 10am-1 & 2-5pm
Fri: 10am-1 & 2-5pm
Sat: 10am-1.30pm

Dundalk: last week of September
Venue: to be confirmed (most likely in the Main Library)

Cork: details to be confirmed

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