Leagan Gaeilge

2012 Events

Follow the links below to learn more about commemorations as they happen.

11 November 2012: Taoiseach attends Remembrance Sunday commemoration in Enniskillen

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, attended a commemoration ceremony in Enniskillen on Remembrance Sunday 2012. The Taoiseach said he was ‘honoured’ to be a part […]


11 November 2012: British Legion remembrance mass

The Dublin Central Branch of the Royal British Legion celebrated a Remembrance Mass to honour the dead of the First World War, followed by a […]


9 November 2012: Visit to Glasnevin Cemetery by CWGC Commissioner Fox and Kevin Myers lecture

On Armistice Day 2007 Glasnevin Trust and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) began to work together on a special project to mark the 208 […]


8 November 2012: Launch of online access to Soldiers Wills

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan TD launched the online access to Soldiers’ Wills (1914-1917) at the National Archives. This is the complete […]


6 November 2012: Launch of SIPTU 1913 commemorative tapestry project

President Michael D Higgins officially launched the SIPTU 1913 Tapestry project on Tuesday, 6 November. This project is a partnership involving SIPTU, the National College […]


6 November 2012: Production of ‘1912: A hundred years on’

The Glencree Centre and Contemporary Christianity staged a production of the docudrama 1912: A hundred years on, at the National Museum of Ireland, Kildare Street, […]


5 November 2012: World War One Europeana roadshow, Hunt Museum, Limerick

The National Library of Ireland invited people to bring their WWI memorabilia (anything from diaries to helmets and from medals to postcards) to the Hunt […]


19-20 October 2012: Home Rule conference, UCC

A major international conference on the Irish Home Rule Crisis of 1912 took place in UCC on 19-20 October 2012.   The British Ambassador to […]


15 September 2012: Opening of Ulster Covenant exhibition, Letterkenny

Donegal County Museum worked with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Thiepval Memorial Loyal Orange Order Convoy 1005 and the Donegal Ulster Centenaries Committee […]



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