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2015 Events

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

6 November 2015: Government announces programme of events to mark centenary of the Battle of the Somme in 2016

On Friday 6 November 2015 An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, and the Minister for […]


2 November 2015: Launch of ‘1916: Portraits and Lives’, Royal Irish Academy, Dawson St, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 2 November the Royal Irish Academy, Dawson St, Dublin, 2, hosted the launch of 1916: Portraits and Lives, edited by James Quinn and Lawrence […]


1 November 2015: 95th anniversary of execution of Kevin Barry, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin 11

On 1 November 2015 a commemoration took place in Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin to mark the 95th anniversary of the execution of Kevin Barry on 1 […]


31 October 2015: ‘Revolutionary Decade Roadshow’, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

On Saturday 31 October Waterford City and Council, in association with University College Cork, organised a ‘Revolutionary Decade Roadshow’  in the Park Hotel, Dungarvan, from […]


23-25 October 2015: ‘Street stories’ 1916 Festival, Dublin 7

From Friday 23 October to Sunday 25 October 2015 the Stoneybatter & Smithfield Peoples History Project  hosted their annual ‘Street Stories’ festival on the theme […]


21 October 2015: Launch of ‘Who’s who in the Dublin Rising 1916’, Bonham’s, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 21 October 2015 Bonhams, Dublin 2, hosted the launch of Who’s who in the Dublin Rising 1916, by Joseph E.A. Connell Jnr. The book […]


21 October 2015: ’16 Lives’ launch, Hodges Figgis, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 21 October 2015 Hodges Figgis bookshop, Dawson St, Dublin 2, hosted the launch of the latest volumes in the O’Brien Press ’16 Lives’ […]


21 October 2015: Launch of ‘The GAA and Revolution in Ireland, 1913-1923’, Croke Park, Dublin 1

On Wednesday 21 October Croke Park and The Collins Press hosted the launch of The GAA and Revolution in Ireland, 1913-1923, edited by Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh (NUIG). […]


20 October 2015: Public Lecture by Prof. Roy Foster (Oxford): ‘Historians and the memory of the Irish Revolution’, Trinity College Dublin

On Tuesday 20 October Prof. Roy Foster (Oxford) gave the 2015 Edmund Burke Lecture at Trinity College, Dublin, entitled “‘An inheritance from our forefathers?’ Historians […]



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