Leagan Gaeilge

2015 Events

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

26 November 2015: Cork launch of ‘Letters of 1916’ project, University College Cork

On Thursday 26 November the Cork launch of the Letters of 1916 project took place in University College Cork. The project was originally set up […]


22 November 2015: ‘Finglas remembers Dick McKee’, Finglas, Dublin 11

On Sunday 22 November 2015  a cross community event took place in Finglas village, Dublin 11, to commemorate Brigadier Dick McKee (1893-1920). McKee was a native […]


20-21 November 2015: ‘What’s your 1916 story?’ Historical evaluation days, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin 11.

On Friday 20 and Saturday 21 November Glasnevin Trust hosted two historical evaluation days related to the 1916 Rising, which provided members of the public […]


18 November 2015: Deadline for Irish applicants to attend 2016 Battle of the Somme centenary commemoration at Thiepval Memorial, France

On 1 July 2016 the official commemoration of the outbreak of the Batlle of the Somme will will be held at the Commonwealth War Graves […]


18 November 2015: Publication of ‘Irish Times’ supplement ‘Dragons stirring: Ireland six months before the Rising’

On Wednesday 18 November The Irish Times published the latest in its series of ‘Century’ special supplements, with the support of the Department of Arts, Heritage […]


18 November 2015: ‘The decade of commemorations: showcasing resources and new pathways for research’, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2

On 18 November Trinity College Dublin hosted a workshop entitled ‘The decade of commemorations: showcasing resources and new pathways for research’ This was  part of […]


18 November 2015: Panel discussion and book launch of ‘At home in the revolution: what women said and did in 1916’, Royal Irish Academy, Dawson St, Dublin 2

On 18 November 2015 the Royal Irish Academy hosted a panel discussion to mark the launch of Lucy McDiarmaid’s At home in the revolution: what women did and said […]


17 November 2015: History Ireland ‘Hedge School’: ‘A strange kind of glory’: Galway in 1916, Mechanics Institute, Galway

On Tuesday 17 November a History Ireland Hedge School debate took place in the Mechanics Institute, Middle St, Galway, entitled ‘”A strange kind of glory”‘: the Easter […]


16-20 November 2015: Light installation: ‘The lamps are going out all over Europe’, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2

From 16 to 20 November, as part of the Library of Trinity College Dublin’s programme of activities, the Great War was acknowledged through a dynamic […]



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