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16 April 2017: State ceremony to mark 101st anniversary of the Easter Rising, O’Connell St, Dublin 2

On Easter Sunday, 16 April 2017, a state ceremony took place outside the GPO, O’Connell St, Dublin 2, to mark the 101st anniversary of the […]


30 March 2017: Community Relations Council (NI) Decade of Centenaries discussion: ‘Education, outreach and creativity’, DiverseCity Partnership, Derry-Londonderry

On Thursday 30 March 2017 the Community Relations Council (NI) hosted the third and final of its ‘Decade of Centenaries’ discussions. In recent years the […]


7-25 September 2016: ‘Composing the island: a century of music in Ireland, 1916-2016’, National Concert Hall, Dublin 2

Between 7 and 25 September 2016, the National Concert Hall presented a major musical centennial project. Composing the Island will present 29 concerts of orchestral, choral, instrumental, […]


3 August 2016: Special event to commemorate Roger Casement, Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel, Co. Dublin

On Wednesday 3 August 2016 a special event took place in the Casement Aerodrome in Baldonnel, Co. Dublin, between 11 am and 5 pm to […]


10 July 2016: National Day of Commemoration, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8

On Sunday 10 July the National Day of Commemoration took place at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8. The National Day of Commemoration commemorates all Irishmen […]


10-11 June 2016: Farming and Country Life 1916, Teagasc, Athenry, Co. Galway

  On Friday 10 and Saturday 11 June 2016 Teagasc  presented ‘Farming and Country Life 1916’ at its Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co. Galway. This interactive […]


26 May 2016: Commemoration of British military fatalities of Easter Rising, Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Dublin 7

On Thursday 26 May a ceremony was at Grangegorman Military Cemetery in recognition of the more than 125 British soldiers killed during the Easter Rising […]


21 April 2016: State commemoration for Sir Roger Casement, Ballykissane and Tralee, Co. Kerry

On Thursday 21 April there were two commemorative events for Sir Roger Casement in Co. Kerry. Casement was captured by the RIC at McKenna’s Fort, near Banna […]


1 January 2016: First State event of 2016 Commemorative Programme, Dublin Castle

On Friday 1 January 2016 the state commemorative programme to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising officially began with a  ceremony in the Upper […]


24 September 2015: Publication of ‘Irish Times’ 2016 centenary supplement: ‘Children and the revolution’

On Wednesday 24 September The Irish Times published a supplement entitled Children and the revolution. The supplement, which was published with the support of the Ireland 2016 centenary […]


18 September 2015: State funeral of Thomas Kent, Castlelyons, Co. Cork

On 18 September 2015 the state funeral of Thomas Kent (1865-1916) took place in Castlelyons, Co. Cork. Thomas Kent and his brother William Kent were arrested […]


1 August 2015: Centenary commemoration of the funeral of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin 11

On Saturday 1 August 2015 Glasnevin Cemetery hosted the state ceremony commemorating the centenary of the funeral of the Fenian Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa (1831-1915). This […]


12 July 2015: National Day of Commemoration, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8

The National Day of Commemoration commemorates all Irishmen and Irishwomen who died in past wars or on service with the United Nations. It occurs on […]


10, 13 June 2015: Dublin City Council consultation workshops on 1916 centenary

On 10 and 13 June Dublin City Council hosted two consultation workshops on the  2016 centenary commemorations of the Easter Rising. These were intended tp […]


7 May 2015: Official centenary commemorations of the sinking of the ‘Lusitania’, Co. Cork

7 May 2015 marked the centenary of the sinking in May 1915 of the Cunard liner Lusitania, which was torpedoed by the German submarine U-20 […]



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