Archives and Memory, North and South

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 7 – 8:15pmFrom the 1690s to 1922, the role of Chief Secretary of Ireland evolved to become the most important administrator in the country. Archives North and South reveals the benefits of deepening archival collaboration by examining the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland and its significant pre-1900 Chief Secretaries’ collections, alongside the National Archives…

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Portrait of a Nation: Art, Politics and the Anglo-Irish Treaty

Portrait of a Nation: Art, Politics and the Anglo-Irish Treaty Programme Friday 22nd April 2022 9.00am                        Registration 9.15am                        Welcome, Dr Audrey Whitty, Deputy Director and Head of Collections, National Museum of Ireland 9.30am – 10.30am      Truce to…

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Hunger Strike

Killorglin Archive Society presents the premiere of Hunger Strike, a play by Killorglin native, Máirín Cregan CYMS Hall, Killorglin March 24, 25, 26, 31st and April 1st & a Symposium  ‘The Civil War: local, regional and national perspectives’ on Saturday, March 26th 10am-1pm, St. Michael’s Church of Ireland Hall, Iveragh Road. Part of the KAS…

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Seeing Ireland Art, Culture and Power in Paris, 1922.

In early 1922 the Irish State organised a seminal art exhibition at a fashionable art gallery in Paris: Galerie Barbazanges. The Exposition D’Art Irlandais launched the emerging Irish nation on the world stage. Visitors to this site can visit an immersive recreation of the exhibition and, for the first time in 100 years, experience Irish…

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Kathleen McKenna Award

Margaret Fitzgibbon, Leah Hilliard and Nicola Sheehan are winners of the Meath County Council Cultural Services ‘Kathleen McKenna Award’. The award commemorates the Irish republican activist and journalist Kathleen Napoli McKenna, born in Oldcastle, Co Meath. Details *here*

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Women of Independence

Women of Independence Women of Independence is a filmed theatrical performance that presents the real-life experiences of four Irish women during the War of Independence through a cast of community actors. Produced by An Táin Arts Centre in association with Upstate Theatre Project Women of Independence is Part II of the Remembrance Trilogy and the…

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‘Poetry as Commemoration’

‘Poetry as Commemoration’ – A new partnership for the Decade of Centenaries with the Irish Poetry Reading Archive at University College Dublin (UCD) Library The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin T.D., today announced a new initiative under the Creative Imagination Strand of the Decade of Centenaries Programme 2012-2023– ‘Poetry…

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Tipperary and the War of Independence

Tipperary Museum is holding its 8th Annual Lecture Series from October 2020 –  April 2021.  The focus of this year’s series is on The War of Independence in Ireland, with particular reference to Tipperary.  As we remember the events of 100 years ago that led to Irish Independence, this series will look at local, national…

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