3 Nov-10 Dec 2017: ‘Jesuit Chaplains and Rathfarnham Castle in the First World War’, Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin 14

From 3 November to 10 December 2017 Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin, hosted an exhibition by the Irish Jesuit Archives, entitled ‘Jesuits Chaplains and Rathfarnham Castle in the First World War’. This exhibition tells the story of the Jesuits chaplains and Rathfarnham Castle in the First World War.  In 1913, the Jesuits purchased Rathfarnham Castle. During the war, it housed Jesuits who were…

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31 October 2017: DCC Autumn lunchtime lecture: ‘The Russian Revolutions: Cultural reactions in Ireland’, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 31 October 2017 Dublin City Council presented the fifth and final talk in its series of lunch-time lectures in Dublin City Hall, on the theme of ‘Ireland and the Russian Revolutions’. The series was curated by Francis Devine and Dr. Mary Clark in association with Dublin City Library and Archive,138-144 Pearse Street, D2; full programme details…

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28 October 2017: Open Workshop with Piet Chielens and Annick Vandenbilcke, ‘In Flanders Fields Museum’, Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum, Lisburn

On Saturday 28 October, as part of the Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum’s Autumn talks programme, Piet Chielens and Annick Vandenbilcke of In Flanders Fields Museum presented an open workshop on the experience of the First World War on the Western Front and its legacies. This session was of personal or professional significance to anyone with an interest…

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25 October 2017: ‘The October Revolution in Russia: The impact of Communism in Ireland’, PRONI, Belfast

On Wednesday 25 October the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) hosted a one day conference entitled ”The October Revolution in Russia: The impact of Communism in Ireland’. This will explore the impact of the October Revolution on Ireland with particular reference to the labour movement and women’s activism, trade unions, political parties, and…

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24 October 2017: DCC Autumn lunchtime lecture: ‘The Czarist Crown Jewels and the Irish State’, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 24 October 2017 Dublin City Council presented the fourth in a series of lunch-time lectures in Dublin City Hall, on the theme of ‘Ireland and the Russian Revolutions’. The series is curated by Francis Devine and Dr. Mary Clark in association with Dublin City Library and Archive,138-144 Pearse Street, D2; full programme details and speaker biographies…

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18 October 2017: Launch of ‘Centenary’ 2016 commemorative book, GPO, Dublin 1

On Wednesday 18 October 2017 Heather Humphreys T.D., Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht launched  Centenary, a book commissioned to document the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme at home and abroad.  Centenary was edited by Ronan McGreevy, of The Irish Times. Centenary documents how 1916 was remembered last year at home and abroad and includes significant…

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17 October 2017: DCC Autumn lunchtime lecture: ‘Red scares and rebels: Ireland and Communism, 1917-1937′, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 17 October 2017 Dublin City Council presented the third in a series of lunch-time lectures in Dublin City Hall, on the theme of ‘Ireland and the Russian Revolutions’. The series is curated by Francis Devine and Dr. Mary Clark in association with Dublin City Library and Archive,138-144 Pearse Street, D2; full programme details and speaker biographies…

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