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20 August 2017: Annual Collins/Griffith commemoration, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin 11

On Sunday 20 August 2017 Glasnevin Trust will host the annual Collins-Griffith commemoration, marking the deaths of both Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins in August […]


4 August 2017: History Ireland ‘Hedge School’: ‘Thomas Ashe: martyr, musician, sportsman and Gaeilgeóir’, Lispole, Co. Kerry

On Friday 4 August 2017 a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ debate will take place in Lispole, Co. Kerry, entitled ‘Thomas Ashe: martyr, musician, sportsman and […]


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 […]


8-9 July 2017: Muriel MacDonagh centenary weekend, Skerries, Co. Dublin

On Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July 2017 a community festival took place in Skerries, Co. Dublin, to mark the centenary of the death of […]


9 July 2017: National Day of Commemoration, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8

On Sunday 9 July 2017 the principal ceremony of the National Day of Commemoration took place in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8 National Day of […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


9-11 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 […]


6-11 June 2017: Lecture series, Ginchy Cross display, and Royal British Legion commemoration to mark centenary of the Battle of Messines, Armagh

From 6-10 June 2017 a series of lectures were delivered in the Cardinal Tomás Ó Fiaich Library and Archive, Moy Road, Armagh, on the Battle […]


27 May 2017: ‘Burning of the Custom House’ conference, Custom House, Dublin 1

On Saturday 27 May 2017 the Custom House, Dublin 1, hosted a one-day conference on the burning of the Custom House on 25 May 1921, […]


18 May 2017: Launch of ‘County Louth and the Irish revolution, 1912-1923’, Oriel Centre Dundalk Gaol, Dundalk, Co. Louth

On 18 May 2017 Irish Academic Press presented the second launch of County Louth and the Irish Revolution, 1912-1923, edited by Donal Hall and Martin […]



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