Posts by Grace O'Keeffe

Ireland, the Revolution and the First World War.

Ireland, the Revolution and the First World War. Continuities, Ruptures and Legacies (1913-1919)   INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IRISH CULTURAL CENTRE Paris, 27 June 2019     THURSDAY 27 JUNE 09:00. Registration/coffee 09:30. Opening talk: Her Excellence Patricia O’Brien, Ambassador for Ireland to France   Panel One: Ireland in War and Revolution Chair: Emmanuel Destenay (University College…

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Mondays at the Mess

Mondays at the Mess Monday 1st July 2019 at 11am The Workhouse of the South Dublin Union Lecturer: Davis Coakley Held in Richmond Barracks, Dublin 8 (http://www.richmondbarracks.ie/find-us/) The lecture will discuss the formation of the workhouse system in Ireland with particular reference to the formation of the workhouse of the South Dublin Union in 1840. During the…

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Mondays at The Mess

‘Mondays at The Mess’ at Richmond Barracks, off Bulfin Rd, Inchicore, Dublin 8 Monday 10th June 2019 at 11am Beyond 2022: Retrieving lost memories   Speaker: Dr Ciarán Wallace, Department of History, TCD   Beyond 2022 is an incredible project which is seeking to track surviving copies of records destroyed in the Four Courts bombing during the Civil War.…

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Celebrating Women and 120 years of Local Government

The ‘pop-up’ museum ‘100 Years of Women in Politics and Public Life’ is currently running at Donegal County Museum until 30 June, 2019. In honour of this, The National Women’s Council of Ireland is hosting an event at the County Museum in Letterkenny – ‘Celebrating Women and 120 years of Local Government’ on Thursday 13th June 11am-2pm…

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The Piper and The Earl

Seamus Ennis, uilleann piper 1919-2019.  Hugh O’Neill, Earl of Tyrone 1550-1616. Saturday 8th June 2019   The National Library, Kildare St, Dublin. A special afternoon event of talks and music in the National Library commemorating the lives of two great Irish cultural and historical figures, Seamus Ennis and Hugh O’Neill. This year marks the centenary of …

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The War of Independence Lecture Series

Dublin City’s Historians in Residence are delivering a set of two part lecture series on the War of Independence.   These will take place across a number of libraries and will be unique to each branch as the Historians In Residence explore the tumultuous years of the Irish War of Independence, featuring local stories and national events.…

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Irish Military Seminar

The launch of the seminar takes place on Thursday 6th June at 7pm in Newbridge Library with the launch of ‘A Bloody Dawn: The Irish at D-Day’ by Dan Harvey. The seminar itself begins the following Thursday 13th June in Newbridge Library from 6.45pm with three talks, including ‘Kildare and the Irish War of Independence’ by…

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