Leagan Gaeilge

2016 Events

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

7-25 September 2016: ‘Composing the island: a century of music in Ireland, 1916-2016’, National Concert Hall, Dublin 2

Between 7 and 25 September 2016, the National Concert Hall presented a major musical centennial project. Composing the Island will present 29 concerts of orchestral, choral, instrumental, […]


27 August 2016: Interdenominational service for DMP and RIC dead of 1916, Mount Argus, Dublin 6W

On Saturday 27 August 2016 an interdenominational service to commemorate members of the Dublin Metropolitan Ploice (DMP) and Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) killed during the Easter […]


26 August 2016: ‘Revolutionary masculinities’ symposium, Maynooth University, Co. Kildare

On Friday 26 August Maynooth University hosted a one-day symposium entitled ‘Revolutionary masculinities’. This  explored the significance of concepts of masculinity and male identity in […]


25 August 2016: ‘The geography of war’, Donegal County Museum, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

On Thursday 25 August, as part of Heritage Week, Donegal County Museum presented a lecture by Patrick Hugh Lynch, entitled ‘The geography of war’.  Over the […]


22 August 2016: ‘Click, create, commemorate’, Monkstown Parish Church, Monkstown, Co. Dublin

On Monday 22 August 2016, as part of Heritage Week, Monkstown Parish Church, Monkstown, Co. Dublin, hosted a presentation by Patrick Hugh Lynch entitled ‘Click, […]


21 August 2016: Annual Collins/Griffith commemoration, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin 11

On Sunday 21 August 2016 Glasnevin Trust hosted the annual Collins-Griffith commemoration, marking the deaths of both Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins in August 1922. Each […]


14 August 2016: ‘Writing the past: an afternoon with Dermot Bolger and Donal O’Kelly’, National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

On Sunday 14 August 2016  the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Castlebar, Co. Mayo hosted a rare performance by the award winning playwright […]


7-11 August 2016: ‘Embers of Easter’: Parnell Summer School, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow

From Sunday 7 August to Thursday 11 August the 2016 Parnell Summer School took place in Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow, on the subject of the ‘Embers […]


3 August 2016: Opening of ‘Sir Roger Casement: voice of the voiceless, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On 3 August 2016 an exhibition entitled ‘Sir Roger Casement: voice of the voiceless’, opened at the National Museum of Ireland (Decorative Arts and History), Collins Barracks, Dublin […]


3 August 2016: Special event to commemorate Roger Casement, Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel, Co. Dublin

On Wednesday 3 August 2016 a special event took place in the Casement Aerodrome in Baldonnel, Co. Dublin, between 11 am and 5 pm to […]



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