Leagan Gaeilge

2016 Events

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

22 September 2016: Launch of online court martial records of Easter Rising, Richmond Barracks, Inchicore, Dublin 8

On Thursday 22 September 2016 the official court-martial records of the leaders of the Easter Rising were officially launched by President Michael D. Higgins At […]


21 September 2016: Inspiration proclamation: Archbishop Diarmaid Martin in conversation, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 21 September 2016 the National Library of Ireland hosted the first in a new series of public interviews considering the relevance of the 1916 […]


17-18 September 2016: Spike Island 1916, ‘Aud’ and War of Independence prisoners commemoration weekend, Spike Island, Cork Harbour

On Friday 17 and Saturday 18 September 2016 Spike Island, Cork Harbour, hosted a commemorative weekend exploring the history of Spike Island during the Irish […]


17 September 2016: Lecture on ‘The life and times of Stillorgan-born artist William Orpen’, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On Saturday 17 September 2016 Dominic Lee of Priory Studios presented a lecture on ‘The life and times of Stillorgan-born war artist William Orpen’ in […]


15-16 September 2016: ‘Revolutionaries in their own right: Irish women in war and revolution’, Strokestown Park House, Co. Roscommon

On Thursday 15 and Friday 16 September 2016 the Irish Heritage Trust, in partnership with Roscommon County Library, hosted a two day seminar entitled ‘Revolutionaries in […]


15 September 2015: Lecture on ‘The archaeology of a decade of war: The geography of the War of Independence and Civil War in Dublin

On Thursday 15 September 2016 the National Museum of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2, presented a lecture in its series The archaeology of a decade of […]


14 September 2016: ‘Atlas of the Irish revolution’ lecture: ‘Players or patriots? The Gaelic Athletics Association and the 1916 Rising’, National Library of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 14 September 2016 the National Library of Ireland hosted the first in a series of lectures based on the forthcoming Atlas of the […]


10 Sept 2016: Unveiling of memorial plaque to Irish Citizen Army, The Cobblestone, Smithfield, Dublin 7

On Saturday 10 September 2016 a plaque honouring local members of the Irish Citizen Army was unveiled at The Cobblestone, Smithfield, Dublin 7. The Dublin District […]


9 September-7 October 2016: ‘Commemorating 1916’ exhibition, Pearse Museum, Dublin 16

From 9 September 2016 onwards the Pearse Museum, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, hosted an exhibition entitled ‘Commemorating 1916: An exhibition of work by students of the […]


9 September 2016: ‘Tom Kettle 100’ seminar, UCD, Dublin 4

On Friday 9 September, as part of its Decade of Centenaries programme, UCD hosted a seminar entitled ‘Tom Kettle 100’, to mark the centenary of […]



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