As part of Europeana’s Europe at Work season, the Hunt Museum, Limerick, Ireland, and partners have been exploring the role of the Shannon Hydro-Electric Scheme. The team involved in engaging audiences onsite and online during COVID-19 discuss their approach and the importance of sharing stories of Europe’s industrial heritage.
With public events in 2020 largely cancelled, public engagement events have been difficult. We speak with partners in Ireland who have been working on projects collecting stories from the public during the pandemic.
As part of the Europeana Sport season, we are looking at how organisations are using sport to overcome social problems and explore heritage. Femi Bankole tells us about how Black and Irish use social media to share stories that break down Black stereotypes and expand what it means to be Black and Irish.
As part of the Europeana Sport season, we are looking at how organisations are using sport to overcome social problems and explore heritage. Today, Ken McCue, from Sport Against Racism Ireland tells us how a shared passion for sport is encouraging social integration in Ireland and a digital archive for Ireland’s sporting heritage could improve social cohesion.
This month, Europeana Pro looks at how the public domain contributes to the re-use of cultural heritage and explores different aspects of open access. In this post, Jolan Wuyts highlights notable European artists whose work entered the public domain this year and can be viewed through Europeana Collections!