18 May 2015: ‘The search for 16’, Donegal County Museum, Letterkenny


Joseph Sweeney (18) of Dungloe outside St Enda’s, Rathfarnham, 20 April 1916

On Monday 18 May 2015 – International Museum Day 2015 –  Donegal County Museum, High Road, Letterkenny, hosted an event entitled ‘The search for 16’. Members of the public were invited to bring in items that are associated with 1916. Staff were on hand to assist with identification, and to photograph or scan items suitable for inclusion in Donegal County Council’s forthcoming education pack and exhibition to commemorate the centenary of 1916. The 1916 education pack and exhibition will form part of Donegal County Council’s Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme.

Click here to learn more about the Ireland 2016 programme.

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