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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 […]


28-29 June 2017: Launches of Terence Dooley’s ‘Monaghan: the Irish Revolution, 1912-23’, Co. Monaghan

On Wednesday 28 June and Thursday 29 June Four Courts Press presented two launches of the latest in its series of county histories of the […]


26 June 2017: ‘Revolutionary masculinities’ symposium, Maynooth University, Co. Kildare

On Monday 26 June 2017 Maynooth University hosted the second one-day symposium arising from the IRC funded ‘Revolutionary masculinities’ project. This explores the significance of […]


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 […]


21 June 2017: Launch of Liz Gillis’s ‘May 25: Burning of the Custom House’, Irish Labour History Society, Haddington Road, Dublin 4

On Wednesday 21 June the Irish Labour History Society hosted the launch of Liz Gillis’s May 25: Burning of the Customs House. This new book is […]


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) […]


18 June 2017: ‘Battle of Messines’ seminar, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On Sunday 18 June the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, hosted an afternoon seminar to mark the […]


17 June 2017: Centenary concert to mark opening of Leopardstown Park Hospital, Foxrock, Dublin 18

On Sunday 17 June 2017 Leopardstown Park Hospital hosted a concert to mark the centenary of its foundation in 1917. In October 1917 Gertrude Dunning gifted Leopardstown […]


12 June 2017: ‘Commemoration and conflict in Ireland’, Queen’s University Belfast

On Monday 12 June 2017 the Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, hosted the second symposium of the ‘Commemorating partition and Civil Wars in […]


10 June 2017: ‘Ministers of Mercy: the Capuchins and the struggle for independence’, University College Cork

On Saturday 10 June 2017 University College Cork hosted a one-day conference entitled ‘Minister of Mercy: the Capuchins and the struggle for independence’. The Capuchin […]


9-10 June 2017: ‘Women’s voices in Ireland’, University College Cork

On Friday 9 and Saturday 10 June 2017 Women’s Studies at UCC  hosted a weekend festival to explore the theme of women’s voices in Ireland. […]


9-11 June 2017: ‘Irish Military Seminar 2017’, Newbridge, Co. Kildare

On 9-11 June 2017 Kildare County Council’s in association with Ireland’s Military Story, Merrion Press and June Fest, hosted the inaugural Irish Military Seminar, at […]


8-11 June 2017: Programme of events to mark centenary of the death of Major William (Willie) Redmond MP, Wexford

Between Thursday 8 June and Sunday 11 June 2017 Wexford County Council organised a sequence of events to commemorate the death of Major William (Willie) […]


7 June 2017: Joint British-Irish ceremony to mark centenary of Battle of Messine, Island of Ireland Peace Park, Belgium

On 7 June 2017 the Island of Ireland Peace Park marks the centenary of the battle of Messines, on the Western Front. This was a […]



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