Mendicity 200: An Exhibition to mark 200 years of the Mendicity Institution and it’s involvement in historical events and periods since it’s establishment in 1818. The exhibition will focus on topics such as the conditions in the Mendicity in the nineteenth century, the Famine, Irish emigration and the Institution’s involvement in 1916, amongst other things. It will run from the 3rd – 29th of September in the Pearse Street Library and is free of charge.

The exhibition will launch on September 3rd with a historical talk on Dublin Life in 1818 and all are welcome

This exhibition is supported by Dublin City Council Decade of Commemorations Fund 2018