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

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


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) will host the third and final of its ‘Decade of Centenaries’ discussions. In recent years […]


15 March 2017: Launch of ‘Winnie and George’, Belfast City Hall, Belfast

On Wednesday 15 March 2017, as part of its ‘Decade of Centenaries’ programme, Belfast City Hall hosted the launch of Alison Murphy’s Winnie and George: […]


16 February 2017: ‘On the brink: the politics of conflict. Share the learning’ seminar, Drumalis Retreat and Conference Centre, 47 Glanarm Road, Larne, Co. Antrim BT401DT

On 16 February 2017 Mid-Antrim Museums Service in association with Causeway Museums Service presented a one-day seminar entitled ‘On the brink: the politics of conflict. […]


26 November 2016: ‘The battle of the Somme and the First World War’ seminar, Dublin City Library and Archives, Dublin 2

On Saturday 26 November, as part of Explore your archive week 2016,  Dublin City Library and Archives hosted an afternoon seminar on ‘The battle of […]


19 November 2016: History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ and showing of ‘The battle of the Somme’ with live score, National Concert Hall, Dublin 2

On Saturday 19 November 2016, to mark the centenary of the end of the battle of the Somme, the iconic 1916 UNESCO-listed historical film The battle […]


17 November 2016: ‘Galway and the battle of the Somme’, Loughrea, Co. Galway

On Thursday 17 November 2016 Galway County Council, in conjunction with Loughrea Memorial Group held a public conference on ‘Galway and the battle of the […]


14 November 2016: ‘The 1916 centenaries: an opportune time for reflection’, Belfast City Hall, Belfast

On Monday 14 November 2016 Hedge the Fellowship of the Messines Association hosted a debate in Belfast City Hall on ‘The 1916 centenaries: an opportune […]


Dublin Public Libraries exhibition: ‘Dublin remembers: Stories from the Somme’, 22 Oct-23 Dec 2016

On Friday 21 October 2016 the Lord Mayor of Dublin Brendan Carr launched the exhibition ‘Dublin Remembers: Stories from the Somme’ in Dublin City Library […]


11 October 2016: ‘Talking about 1916: is remembering important?’, Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum, Lisburn

On Tuesday 11 October 2016, as part of its Autumn talks programme, the Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum, Lisburn, hosted a panel discussion on […]


25 September 2016: ‘Five months of failure: the Battle of the Somme and the 10th Royal Dublin Fusiliers’, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On Sunday 25 September 2016 the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, presented a public lecture on the […]


23 September-8 October 2016: Dublin Festival of History

The 2016 Dublin Festival of History took place from 23 September to 8 October 2016. The festival, which is managed by Dublin Public Libraries, was […]


9 September 2016: ‘Tom Kettle 100’ seminar, UCD, Dublin 4

On Friday 9 September, as part of its Decade of Centenaries programme, UCD hosted a seminar entitled ‘Tom Kettle 100’, to mark the centenary of […]


25 August 2016: ‘The geography of war’, Donegal County Museum, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

On Thursday 25 August, as part of Heritage Week, Donegal County Museum presented a lecture by Patrick Hugh Lynch, entitled ‘The geography of war’.  Over the […]


‘Fit as fiddles and hard as nails’: Irish soldiers’ voices from the Great War

To mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, the library of Trinity College Dublin has digitised diaries, letters and memoirs from the First World […]



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