Leagan Gaeilge

2013 Events

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

7 May 2013: Launch of Century Ireland project by Minister Jimmy Deenihan TD, in partnership with Boston College and RTE

Date Tuesday, 7 May 2013 On Tuesday 7 May 2013 Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, officially launched Century Ireland, a […]


25 April 2013: ANZAC Day

The annual dawn ceremony to commemorate ANZAC DAy was held at 6.30am in Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Dublin 7, on 25 April 2013. ANZAC Day honours […]


8 April 2013: Easter Rising commemoration, Glasnevin Cemetery

On 8 April 2013 a commemorative event was held at Glasnevin Cemetery to mark the 97th anniversary of the Easter Rising. The centrepiece was the […]


3 April 2013: ’16 Lives’ launch

On 3 April 2013 Hodges Figgis bookshop, on Dawson St, Dublin 2, hosted ‘An evening of 16 lives’. The 16 Lives series was launched in […]


2 April 2013: Launch of Irish Times’ supplement ‘Revolutionary Times’

On 2 April 2013 The Irish Times published the third in its series of ‘Century’ special supplements, with the support of the Department of Arts, […]


31 March 2013: Easter Rising commemoration, GPO, Dublin

President Michael D Higgins, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD, and Minister for Justice Equality and Defence Alan Shatter TD., attended the ceremony to mark the […]


30 March 2013: Unveiling of Headford Ambush Memorial Plaque

On Sunday 30 March Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage, and the Gaeltacht, attended the unveiling of a memorial to the Headford Ambush of […]


28 March 2013: Launch of ‘Towards Commemoration: Ireland in War and Revolution 1921 – 1923’, RIA, Dublin

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan TD, attended the launch by Mary McAleese of the book Towards Commemoration: Ireland in War and […]


27 March 2013: ‘History Ireland Hedge School’, Glasnevin Cemetery

On Wednesday 27 March 27 Glasnevin Cemetary Museum hosted a History Ireland Hedge School entitled ‘Fusilier or Volunteer: Whom should we commemorate?’. The debate tackled […]



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