Leagan Gaeilge

2012 Events

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

8 April 2012: 96th anniversary commemoration of Easter Rising

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, attended the ceremony to mark the 96th anniversary of the Easter Rising at the GPO on Easter Sunday April 8th, […]


29 March 2012: ’16 Lives’ series launch

  On Thursday 29 March 2012 the GPO on O’Connell St, Dublin, was the venue for the launch of a new series of biographies to […]


29 March 2012: Carson Lecture at Iveagh House, Dublin

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Eamon Gilmore T.D., hosted a commemorative lecture by First Minister Mr. Peter Robinson MLA, on […]


21 March 2012: National Library Europeana Collection Day

Europeana (Europe’s digital library, museum and archive), in conjunction with Oxford University, is building the first ever online European archive of private stories and documents […]


15 March 2012: Féile an Earraig Public Meeting about the Ulster Covenant

As part of Féíle an Earraigh, on Thursday 15 March a public meeting/discussion about the Ulster Covenant was held in Berry Street Presbyterian Church. The […]


12 March 2012: Third Home Rule Bill Exhibition, Westminster

On 12 March 2012 an exhibition, organised by the Northern Ireland Office, was launched in Westminster to commemorate the centenary of the introduction of the […]


8 March 2012: Launch of Belfast Lecture Series

This lecture series was organised and funded by the Community Relations Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund, and comprised a series of public lectures in […]


23 February 2012: Babies on Board: The 1916 Rising

‘Babies on Board’ is a regular series of family-friendly events at the National Museum of Ireland. At the ‘1916 Rising’ event on 23 February 2012, […]


8 February 2012: Churchill Address centenary in Belfast

The Belfast Celtic Society staged an event – “Winston for Paradise,” which took place at St Mary’s University College on the hundredth anniversary of Winston […]



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