Leagan Gaeilge
14 September 2017: Clandeboye: heritage, history and place, Clandeboye Estate, Co. Down

On Thursday 14 September 2017, as part of the Aspects Bangor Literary Festival, Trinity College Dublin and Queen’s University Belfast hosted a sequence of events at […]


13 September 2017: Y Gadair Wag (The Empty Chair / An Chathaoir Fholamh), Irish Writers Centre, Dublin 1

On Wednesday 13 September the Irish Writers Centre, 19 Parnell Square Dublin 1, presented a special performance of Y Gadair Wag (The Empty Chair / An Chathaoir Fholamh) to […]


13 September 2017: Launch of ‘Atlas of the Irish Revolution’, Irish Architectural Archive, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 13 September the Irish Architectural Archive, 45 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, hosted the launch of the Atlas of the Irish Revolution, edited by […]


24 August 2017: Dublin launch of new edition of Seán Ó Lúing’s Thomas Ashe biography, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

On Thursday 24 August 2017 Mercier Press and the National Library of Ireland hosted the Dublin launch of a new edition of Sean Ó Lúing’s […]


18 August 2017: Launch of new edition of Seán Ó Lúing’s Thomas Ashe biography, Lispole, Co. Kerry

On Friday 18 August 2017 Mercier Press presented the launch of a new edition of Sean Ó Lúing’s I die in a good cause: Thomas […]


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 spanned a […]


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 took place in Richmond Barracks, Inchicore, Dublin 8, entitled ‘”Poet of the the blackbirds”: the life […]


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 […]



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