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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


8 July 2017: Royal British Legion Republic of Ireland annual ceremony of remembrance and wreath-laying, National War Memorial Gardens, Islandbridge, Dublin 8

On Saturday 8 July 2017 the Royal British Legion Republic of Ireland conducted its annual commemoration and wreath-laying ceremony at the Irish National War Memorial […]


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 […]


24-25 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) […]


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 […]


1 June 2017: opening of new exhibition in National Museum of Ireland: ‘War in the mud: The Irish soldier in Belgium in the summer of 1917’.

On Thursday 1 June 2017 the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and Historyopened a new Battle of Messines exhibition in its Decade of […]


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) […]



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