Leagan Gaeilge

2013 Events

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

19 December 2013: Taoiseach and Prime Minister visit CWGC memorials in Belgium

On 19 December 2013 Taoiseach Enda Kenny and British Prime Minister David Cameron jointly visited a number of First World War graves and memorials in […]


11 December 2013: Glasnevin exhibition on Irish Volunteers and Irish Citizen Army

On 11 December 2013 the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan TD, launched a new exhibition at Glasnevin Cemetary Museum to mark […]


4 December 2013: Irish Embassy to Belgium launches First World War Centenary programme

On 4 December 2013 the Ambassador of Ireland to the Kingdom of Belgium, H.E. Mr. Eamonn Mac Aodha, hosted a reception to launch the embassy’s […]


4 December 2013: NYU James Connolly exhibition on display in Trinity College Dublin

The Long Room Hub in Trinity College Dublin is hosting an exhibition entitled ‘Labor & Dignity – James Connolly in America. The exhibition was conceived […]


27 November 2013: Launch of document study pack: ‘A decade of change: Donegal and Ireland, 1912-1923’

On 27 November 2013 Donegal County Archives Service (Donegal County Council) launched A decade of change, Donegal and Ireland 1912 – 1923 Document Study Pack […]


25 November 2013: ’16 Lives’ launch

On Wednesday 25 November 2013 Wynn’s Hotel, on Abbey St, Dublin 1, hosted the launch of the latest volume in the O’Brien Press ’16 Lives’ […]


25 November 2013: Centenary exhibition on the founding of the Irish Volunteers

25 November 2013 was the centenary of the foundation of the Irish Volunteers, which took place in the complex of buildings at the Rotunda, Dublin. […]


24 November 2013: Irish Volunteers commemoration, Garden of Remembrance, Dublin

On 24 November an official commemoration took place in the Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin 1, to mark the centenary of the foundation of […]


16 November 2013: National Museum seminar on Irish Citizen Army

On 16 November 2013 the National Museum of Ireland hosted a centenary seminar on the foundation of the Irish Citizen Army, entitled ‘The Irish Citizen […]



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