Leagan Gaeilge

2015 Events

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

2-3 October 2015: ‘1916 agus an Ghaeilge’, University of Ulster, Belfast

On Friday 2 and Saturday 3 October a conference, ‘1916 agus an Ghaeilge’ (‘1916 and the Irish Language’) was held in Ulster University’s Belfast Campus. […]


26 September 2015: Official unveiling of World War One memorial stone at TCD Hall of Honour, Trinity College Dublin

On Saturday 26 September a memorial stone was unveiled in Trinity College Dublin in honour of TCD students, staff and alumni who lost their lives […]


25 September-10 October 2015: Dublin Festival of History

The 2015 Dublin Festival of History took from 25 September to 10 October 2015. The festival, which is managed by Dublin Public Libraries, was first […]


24 September 2015: Publication of ‘Irish Times’ 2016 centenary supplement: ‘Children and the revolution’

On Wednesday 24 September The Irish Times published a supplement entitled Children and the revolution. The supplement, which was published with the support of the Ireland 2016 centenary […]


18-27 September: ‘From the Lockout to the trenches…or the GPO?’: East Wall History Festival 2015, East Wall, Dublin 3

The 2015 East Wall History Festival took place in East Wall, Dublin 3, from 18-27 September 2015. Organised by the East Wall Local History Group, […]


18-19 September 2015: ‘Ballinasloe 1915 reimagined’, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

On Friday 18 and Saturday 19 September St Brigid’s Heritage Group, Ballinasloe, organised a major centenary event in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, entitled ‘Ballinasloe 1915 reimagined’. […]


18 September 2015: State funeral of Thomas Kent, Castlelyons, Co. Cork

On 18 September 2015 the state funeral of Thomas Kent (1865-1916) took place in Castlelyons, Co. Cork. Thomas Kent and his brother William Kent were arrested […]


17 September 2015: History Ireland ‘Hedge School: ‘Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa: his life and afterlife’, and launch of O’Donovan Rossa centenary exhibition, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Dublin 11

On Thursday 17 September 2015 Glasnevin Trust hosted a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ debate on ‘Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa: his life and afterlife’. In 1856 Jeremiah O’Donovan […]


17 September 2015: ‘Revolution in Galway’ open evening, Galway City Museum

On Thursday 17 September Galway City Museum  hosted an open evening entitled ‘Revolution in Galway’, at which members of the public who had stories, memorabilia […]



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