“You Never Saw Such Excitement” – The 1918 Election of Countess Markievicz on Google Arts & Culture

Richmond Barracks is proud to announce that an online version of the exhibition to mark the centenary of the 1918 Election of Countess Markievicz is now available on the Google Arts & Culture platform.  The exhibition focuses on the two year period from June 1917 to April 1919 beginning with Markievicz’s release from Aylesbury Prison and concludes with her appointment as Minister for Labour in April 1919 while paying tribute to those who campaigned on her behalf.

 

The 1918 Election of Countess Markievicz on Google Arts & Culture

 

View the Exhibit on Google Arts & Culture

 

This exhibition is supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and Dublin City Council.