Leagan Gaeilge

2016 Events

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

11 October 2011: ‘Atlas of the Irish Revolution’ lecture series: ‘Burying the past or celebrating it: commemorating the Irish revolution’, National Library of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 11 October 2016 the National Library of Ireland hosted the second in a series of lectures based on the forthcoming Atlas of the […]


8 October 2016: Unveiling of memorial plaque to Irish Citizen Army, Inchicore, Dublin 8

On Saturday 8 October 2016 a plaque honouring local members of the Irish Citizen Army was unveiled at 122 Emmet Road, Inchicore, Dublin 8, the […]


6 October 2016: Lecture on ‘The archeological landscape of the War of Independence and Civil War’, National Museum of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2

On Thursday 6 October 2016 the National Museum of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2, presented a lecture in its series ‘The archaeology of a decade […]


5 October 2016: Lecture on ‘Commemoration and public history: 1916 Rising’, Ulster Museum, Belfast

On Wednesday 5 October the Ulster Museum  hosted a lunchtime lecture by Prof. Mary Daly (UCD/RIA), entitled ‘Commemoration and public history: 1916 Rising’. This lecture explored […]


4 October 2016: Old Athlone Society lecture: ‘The trial of Roger Casement’, Custume Barracks, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

On Tuesday 4 October 2016 the Hon Mr Justice Donal O’Donnell presented a lecture to the Old Athlone Society on ‘The trial of Roger Casement’. The […]


30 September-1 October 2016: James Fintan Lalor Autumn School: ‘1916: Looking back, looking forward’, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

On Friday 30 September and Saturday 1 October 2016 the fourth annual James Fintan Lalor Autumn School, entitled ‘1916: Looking back, looking forward, took place […]


28 September 2016: Old Dublin Society lecture: ‘The dead of the Easter Rising’, Dublin City Library & Archive, Pearse St, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 28 September 2016 the Old Dublin Society hosted a lecture by Ray Bateson entitled ‘The dead of the Easter Rising’. The lecture took place […]


25 September 2016: Public meeting on 2017 arrangements to mark centenary of Thomas Ashe, Lispole, Co. Kerry

On Sunday 25 September the School of History, University College Cork, in association with Coiste Cuimhneacháin Thomáis Ághas, organised a public meeting to discuss arrangements […]


25 September 2016: ‘Five months of failure: the Battle of the Somme and the 10th Royal Dublin Fusiliers’, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On Sunday 25 September 2016 the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, presented a public lecture on the […]


23 September-8 October 2016: Dublin Festival of History

The 2016 Dublin Festival of History took place from 23 September to 8 October 2016. The festival, which is managed by Dublin Public Libraries, was […]



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