Leagan Gaeilge

2016 Events

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

2 November 2016: Inspiration proclamation: Edna O’Brien in conversation, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 2 November 2016 the National Library of Ireland hosted the latest in a series of public interviews considering the relevance of the 1916 […]


27-28 October 2016: ‘1916: Home: 2016’, UCD, Dublin 4

On Thursday 27 and Friday 28 October 2016 UCD hosted the second 1916:HOME:2016  conference, commemorating the closure of Ireland’s last Magdalene Laundry in 1996. The conference […]


26 October 2016: Inspiration proclamation: Roddy Doyle in conversation, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 26 October 2016 the National Library of Ireland hosted the latest in a series of public interviews considering the relevance of the 1916 proclamation: […]


22 October 2016: Universities Ireland conference: ‘Historians on 1916’, Mansion House, Dublin 2

On Saturday 22 October 2016, Universities Ireland, the all-island coordinating body for Ireland’s ten universities north and south, organised a major conference at the Conference […]


19 October 2016: Inspiration proclamation: Prof. Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh in conversation, National Library of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 19 October 2016 the National Library of Ireland hosted the second in a  series of public interviews considering the relevance of the 1916 proclamation: […]


14 October 2016: ‘Crisis and commemoration in modern Ireland, 1916-2016’, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick

On Friday 14 October 2016 Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, hosted a one-day symposium organised by its Department of English language and literature and supported by […]


13 October 2016: ‘Countess Markievicz from revolutionary feminist to a Minister of Labour, Dáil Éireann 1919’, TEEU Head Office, Dublin 1

On Wednesday 13 October 2016 the Technical, Engineering and Electrical Union (TEEU) hosted a seminar on the life and career of Constance Markievicz, who was amongst […]


13-15 October 2016: ‘Making memory’ conference, National Gallery of Ireland/NCAD, Dublin

From Thursday 13 October to Saturday 15 October the National Gallery of Ireland and NCAD jointly hosted a conference entitled ‘Making Memory: visual and material […]


13 October 2016: ‘Incarcerated bodies: hunger striking and internment’ symposium, Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin 8

On Thursday 13 October Kilmainham Gaol  hosted a one-day symposium entitled ‘Incarcerated bodies: hunger striking and internment’. Hunger strikes/striking present a range of political, ethical, medical, […]


11 October 2016: ‘Talking about 1916: is remembering important?’, Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum, Lisburn

On Tuesday 11 October 2016, as part of its Autumn talks programme, the Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum, Lisburn, hosted a panel discussion on […]



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