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2014 Events

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

1 November: 94th anniversary commemoration of the execution of Kevin Barry, Glasnevin Cemetery

On 1 November 2014 a commemoration took place in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin to mark the 94th anniversary of the execution of Kevin Barry on 1 […]


1 November 2014: ‘We serve neither king nor kaiser’: 2014 Irish Labour History Society Conference, Beggars Bush Barracks, Dublin 4

On Saturday 1 November the 2014 annual conference of the Irish Labour History Society took place in the ILHS premises in Beggars Bush, Dublin 4. The title […]


30 October 2014: Minister Humphreys launches book on Belgian refugees in Monaghan during WW1

On 30 October 2014 the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, launched a new book by Monaghan’s Belgian Square Centenary Association […]


29 October 2014: Launch of ‘Easter widows: seven Irish women who lived in the shadow of the Easter Rising’, Mansion House, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 29 October the Mansion House, Dawson St, Dublin 2, hosted the launch of Easter widows: seven Irish women who lived in the shadow of the […]


28 October 2014: Robert Gerwarth lecture on art of World War One, Wexford library

On Tuesday 28 October Robert Gerwarth, director of the UCD School of War Studies, presented an illustrated talk entitled ‘In Flanders’ Fields: The Great War […]


28 October 2014: ’16 Lives’ launch, Dublin

On Tuesday 28 October 2014 Hodges Figgis bookshop, on Dawson St, Dublin 2, hosted the launch of the latest volumes in the O’Brien Press ’16 […]


28 October 2014: Minister Humphreys attends WW1 commemoration in Flanders and launches Google project and new bursary scheme for WW1 research

On Tuesday 28 October 2014 the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, travelled to Flanders to attend a number of First […]


25 October 2014: ‘Soldiers and civilians: experiences and memories of the First World War’, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks

On Saturday 25 October 2014 the National Museum of Ireland (Decorative Arts and History), Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, hosted its seventh conference on the First […]


24-27 October 2014: Fourteenth Ernest Shackleton Autumn School, Athy, Co. Kildare

The fourteenth annual Ernest Shackleton Autumn School was held in Athy, Co. Kildare, on 24-27 October 2014. The explorer Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) was born in […]



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