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28-30 July 2017: West Cork History Festival, Skibbereen, Co. Cork

From Friday 28 to Sunday 30 July the inaugural West Cork History Festival will take place in Skibbereen, Co. Cork. The festival programme will span […]


27 July 2017: History Ireland ‘Hedge School’: ‘”Poet of the the blackbirds”: the life and death of Francis Ledwidge’, Richmond Barracks, Dublin 8

On Thursday 27 July a History Ireland Hedge School debate will take place in Richmond Barracks, Inchicore, Dublin 8, entitled ‘”Poet of the the blackbirds”: the […]


12 July 2017: ‘”He shall not hear the Bittern cry”: The short life and enduring renown of Francis Ledwidge’, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 12 July 2017 the National Library of Ireland hosted an event entitled ‘”He shall not hear the Bittern cry”: The short life and enduring […]


28 June 2017: Book launch and musical premiere based on the life of Francis Ledwidge, St Patrick’s Church of Ireland, Slane, Co. Meath

On Wednesday 28 June 2017 St Patrick’s Church of Ireland, Slane, Co. Meath, presented the launch of a new volume of poems by Susan Connolly […]


24-25 June 2017: Stoneybatter Festival at National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June, as part of the 2017 Stoneybatter Festival, the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins […]


24 June 2017: Commemoration of the centenary of the death of Francis Ledwidge, Slane, Co. Meath

On Saturday 24 May 2017 an official state ceremony to commemorate the poert Francis Ledwidge (1887-1917) took place in Slane, Co. Meath. A native of […]


19 June 2017: ‘WW1 today: sharing community research during the centenary of WW1’, Ulster Museum, Belfast

On Monday 19 June the Ulster Museum, Belfast,  hosted a seminar entitled ‘WW1 today: sharing community research during the centenary of WW1’. The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) […]


20 April 2017: Launch of ‘Portrait of a century’ exhibition, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On Wednesday 20 April 2017 President Michael D. Higgins launched the exhibition Portrait of a century at the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, […]


4 April 2017: Dublin City Hall lunchtime lecture: ‘Ireland and the Great War in Belgium’, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 4 April 2017 Dublin City Council  presented the first of its 2017 lunchtime lecture series on the theme of ‘Remembrance & commemoration: the […]


3 April 2017: Screening of ‘The battle of the Somme’, Richmond Barracks, Dublin 8

On Monday 3 April Richmond Barracks hosted a special screening of The Battle of the Somme. Shot and screened in 1916, this was the first feature length […]


24 February 2017: Community Relations Council (NI) Decade of Centenaries discussion: ‘District councils & museum services’, PRONI, Belfast

On Friday 24 February 2017 the Community Relations Council (NI) hosted the second of three ‘Decade of Centenaries’ discussions. In recent years the Home Rule […]


26 January 2017: Community Relations Council (NI) Decade of Centenaries discussion: ‘Grassroots activity’, Lurgan, Co. Antrim

On Thursday 26 January 2017 the Community Relations Council (NI) hosted the first of their ‘Decade of Centenaries’ discussions. In recent years  the Home Rule […]


28 December 2016: ‘Remembering the child’, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin 8

On Wednesday 28 December 2016 Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin 8, hosted an event entitled ‘Remembering the child’, a night of remembrance and reflection in memory […]


13 December 2016: ‘Remembering 1916, recording 2016′ web archive awards, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 13 December 2016 the National Library of Ireland hosted the awards ceremony to announce the top ten websites nominated by the public for the […]


8 December 2016: Finding a voice: Dermot Bolger at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On 8 December 2016 the National Museum of Ireland, and Poetry Ireland hosted an evening of performance, music and conversation to mark Dermot Bolger’s residency at […]



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