Wednesday 24 October 2012

Exhibition: Tenement life and the 1913 lockout

Digging the Monto: An archeology of tenement life and the 1913 lockout is an exhibition and residency by Dr Thomas Kador with support from the Heritage Council. It features collections from Terry Fagan and Martin Coffey, and runs from tomorrow until 10 November.

The exhibition will be open daily (except Sundays) from 10am to 5pm in the ground and first floor galleries of The Lab, Foley Street, Dublin 1.

The programme of events at the same location:

Thursday 25 October: From the Lockout to the Rising and the Treaty – (How) Should we commemorate? This discussion will be chaired by Charles Duggan of Dublin City Council. Speakers are Padraig Yeates (Lockout Historian), Pat Cooke (UCD), Mary Muldowney (Centre for Contemporary Irish History, TCD), Roisin Higgins (Boston College) and Helen Carey (Limerick City Gallery). 6pm.

Thursday 1 November: Slumland Dublin. Speakers are Chris Corlett (National Monuments Service) on Darkest Dublin, and Catriona Crowe (National Archives) on The 1911 Census. 6pm

Tuesday 6 November: The Lockout and the Monto. Chaired by Dr Lisa Godson (NCAD/GradCam), with Padraig Yeats discussing The Assault on Corporation Buildings and Terry Fagan presenting Oral Histories of the Lockout. 6pm.

Saturday 10 November: Monto Walking Tour. Terry Fagan at 11am followed by the Closing Celebration with Charles Duggan, Heritage Officer, Dublin City Council at 1pm.

Contact The LAB on 00 353 (0)1 222 5455 for booking details.