Leagan Gaeilge

2012 Events

Follow the links below to learn more about commemorations as they happen.

6 September 2012: Ulster Covenant conference

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Eamon Gilmore TD, travelled to London on Thursday 6 September, where he delivered an address […]


8 August 2012: Launch of ‘Asgard’ exhibition in National Museum

Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, launched the new permanent exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks entitled Asgard: The […]


8 July 2012: National Day of Commemoration

The annual National Day of Commemoration Ceremony, to honour all those Irishmen and Irishwomen who died in past wars, or on service with the United […]


7 July 2012: National War Memorial Garden Commemoration

Wreaths are laid each July in the National War Memorial Gardens at Islandbridge in memory of Irish losses in the Battle of the Somme and […]


7 August 2012: Launch of Bureau of Military History website

On 7 August 2012 Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, launched the Bureau of Military History website at Cathal Brugha Barracks in Dublin. This […]


1 July 2012: Somme Commemoration, Thiepval

  Dinny McGinley TD, Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, represented the Irish Government at the Ulster Tower memorial […]


22-24 June 2012: Byrne Perry Summer School, Gorey

  Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan TD officially opened the eighteenth Byrne-Perry Summer School in Gorey, Co Wexford on 22 June 2012. […]


25-25 May 2012: The third Home Rule crisis: Centenary perspectives, National Library

  The National Library of Ireland held a two-day conference on the Third Home Rule Crisis on 25-26 May 2012. The speakers at this event, […]


23 May 2012: Launch of ‘Revolutionary States: Home Rule & Modern Ireland’, Dublin City Gallery the Hugh Lane

 April 2012 marked the centenary of the introduction of the Third Home Rule Bill to the British parliament. Although passed, Home Rule was never implemented […]



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