Leagan Gaeilge

2016 Events

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

30 November 2016: Inspiration proclamation: Mary McAleese in conversation, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 30 November 2016 the National Library of Ireland hosted the latest in a series of public interviews considering the relevance of the 1916 […]


28 November 2016: Public lecture on ‘Kevin Barry and his world’, Carlow County Museum, Carlow

On Monday 28 November 2016 Prof. Eunan O’Halpin (TCD) gave a public lecture entitled ‘Kevin Barry and his world’ in Carlow County Museum. Barry was […]


26 November 2016: ‘The battle of the Somme and the First World War’ seminar, Dublin City Library and Archives, Dublin 2

On Saturday 26 November, as part of Explore your archive week 2016,  Dublin City Library and Archives hosted an afternoon seminar on ‘The battle of […]


21 November 2016: Launch of ‘The country house and the Great War’, Carton House, Co. Kildare

On 21 November 2016 Carton House, Co. Kildare hosted the launch of The country house and Great War: Irish and British experiences, edited by Terence […]


21 November 2016: Book launch: ‘Rebel prods’, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin 7

On Monday 21 November 2016 the former Archbishop of Dublin, The Right Reverend Walton Empey, launched a new book entitled Rebel Prods: the forgotten story […]


19 November 2016: History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ and showing of ‘The battle of the Somme’ with live score, National Concert Hall, Dublin 2

On Saturday 19 November 2016, to mark the centenary of the end of the battle of the Somme, the iconic 1916 UNESCO-listed historical film The battle […]


18 November 2016: ‘From Gallipoli to the GPO’, National Concert Hall, Dublin 2

On 18 November 2016 the National Concert Hall, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, hosted the Dublin premiere of ‘From Gallipoli to the GPO’, by Michael Holohan. […]


17 November 2016: ‘Galway and the battle of the Somme’, Loughrea, Co. Galway

On Thursday 17 November 2016 Galway County Council, in conjunction with Loughrea Memorial Group held a public conference on ‘Galway and the battle of the […]


15 November 2016: ‘Atlas of the Irish revolution’ lecture: ‘Reflections on the changing historiography of the Irish Revolution’, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 15 November 2016 the National Library of Ireland hosted the latest in a series of public lectures based on the forthcoming Atlas of the […]


14 November 2016: ‘The science of World War One’, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

On Monday 14 November, as part of Science Week 2016, the National Library of Ireland hosted a public discussion on ‘The science of World War One’ as […]



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