29th September 1979 – Preparations for the Papal Visit to the Phoenix Park

 

This is a new exhibition opening to the public in the Visitor’s Centre. It features the lead up to the Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park in 1979

The exhibition will open on Thursday 2nd August 2018 and run until Sunday 30th September 2018.  It will be open from 1000hrs to 1700hrs each day. More information on http://www.phoenix park.ie

“This exhibition will illustrate the remarkable shared sense of purpose that enabled this event to be organised within two months.  It will attempt to demonstrate how the combined skills and dedication of a wide range of people, came together, to design, make and supply the staging of the Papal Mass and how they collaborated to deal with the practicalities related to the production of this extraordinary event”

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Navan Road Community Council

Navan Road Community Council was set up in 1968 to help bring together community groups and sporting groups, so that they would have one voice when trying to get things done in the community. These days the NRCC lobbies Dublin City Council and local representatives in relation to issues such as traffic, planning and policing to name a few.

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