28 December 2016: ‘Remembering the child’, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin 8

On Wednesday 28 December 2016 Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin 8, hosted an event entitled ‘Remembering the child’, a night of remembrance and reflection in memory of the children who were killed in the Easter Rising of 1916. This incorporated selected pieces of Liam Lawton’s composition Requiem for a child, which received its premiere in November…

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14 December 2016: ‘Archaeology of 1916’ seminar, Wood Quay Venue, Dublin 8

On Wednesday 14 December 2016 Dublin City Council and UCD School of Archaeology and Built Heritage presented a full morning seminar presenting the results of The archaeology of 1916 project which investigated the battlefields, streetscapes, archaeological legacy and subsequent aftermath of the Easter Rebellion in Dublin city, through archaeological surveys of 10 key sites. The…

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13 December 2016: ‘Remembering 1916, recording 2016′ web archive awards, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 13 December 2016 the National Library of Ireland hosted the awards ceremony to announce the top ten websites nominated by the public for the ‘Remembering 1916, Recording 2016’ web archive collection. The websites will be preserved in the NLI’s National Web Archive and the winners were announced by Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and…

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8 December 2016: Finding a voice: Dermot Bolger at the National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On 8 December 2016 the National Museum of Ireland, and Poetry Ireland hosted an evening of performance, music and conversation to mark Dermot Bolger’s residency at the museum. As part of the National Museum of Ireland’s Decade of Centenaries Public Programme, poet, playwright and novelist Dermot Bolger held his six-month residency with us in Collins Barracks…

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6 December 2016: ‘Published in 1916: James Joyce’s ‘A portrait of the artist as a young man’, National Library of Ireland Dublin 2

On Tuesday 6 December 2016 the National Library of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2, hosted a public lecture by Prof. Hans Walter Gabler (Munich). The National Library holds James Joyce’s holograph fair copy of A portrait of the artist as a young man. Commemorating the centenary of the novel’s publication as a book presented an occasion…

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6 December 2016: Joint launch of ‘Proclaiming a Republic’ and National Museum Historical Collections Online, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On 6 December 2016, the National Museum of Ireland launched online a sample of 10,000 records covering a range of topics and object types from this period, from uniforms, flags, letters, photographs and firearms to the personal relics of the Irish men and women who fought for an independent Ireland. The historical collections at the…

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6 December 2016: Launch of ‘Frongoch and 1916: Recreating a lost landscape’, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On Tuesday 6 December 2016 the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, hosted the launch of a new online project entitled Frongoch and 1916: Recreating a lost landscape. This is a collaboration between the Digital Repository of Ireland, the National Museum of Ireland, the National Library of Ireland, National Museum…

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