National Collection photographic event documents LGBT, life & activism

Pictured at the launch of the National Library of Irelands brand-new event, ‘Coping with Satisfaction: Photos from the Christopher Robson Collection’ at the National Photo Archive, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 are: Civil companion of Christopher Robson as well as co-curator of the event, Expense Foley, Priest for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sporting Activity as well as Media, Catherine Martin TD. and also Supervisor of the NLI, Dr Sandra Collins.

Pictured today at the launch of the National Collection of Ireland (NLI)’s brand-new exhibition,’Living with Pride

: Photos from the Christopher Robson Collection’

at the National Photographic Archive, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 are: Supervisor of the NLI, Dr Sandra Collins as well as Preacher for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sporting Activity and Media, Catherine Martin TD before a photo of the Diceman Thom McGinty. Pic: Marc O’Sullivan’Living

with Satisfaction’documents LGBTI + life and activism in Ireland during the noughties and nineties, and also informs the tale of Christopher Robson, who recorded– via his personal photography– much of Ireland’s amazing journey toward LGBTI + equal rights. Christopher Robson was a central number in Irish LGBTI + advocacy as well as the exhibit is co-curated with the NLI by his civil companion, Bill Foley. Christopher Robson played a key duty in the decriminalisation of homosexuality, as well as was crucial in

the intro of civil partnership and the implementation of State equality regulations.

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