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Commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War, November 2018

11 November 2018 marks the centenary of the armistice that finally brought the First World War to an end. Since 2014 the war has loomed […]


‘Markievicz: Portraits and propaganda’, National Gallery of Ireland, 27 October 2018-10 February 2019

On 27 October 2018 the National Gallery of Ireland opened a new exhibition on the life of Constance Markievicz, née Gore-Booth (1868-1927), entitled Markievicz: Portraits and […]


4-10 November 2018: National Library of Ireland programme for centenary of 1918 Armistice, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

From Sunday 4 November to Saturday 10 November 2018 the National Library of Ireland will be presenting diverse programme of talks, tours, lectures and more […]


Commemorating the ‘Spanish Flu’ of 1918-19

The global influenza pandemic of 1918-19 – the so-called ‘Spanish flu’ – killed as many as 50 million worldwide. The huge mobilisation and demobilisation of […]


RMS Leinster centenary programme, October 2018

10 October 2018 marks the centenary of the worst maritime disaster ever recorded in the Irish Sea: the sinking of the RMS Leinster by a German […]


Decade of Centenaries all-island schools’ history competition 2019

This competition for primary and post-primary schools is sponsored by the Department of Education and Skills, UCC School of History and History Ireland. There are […]


24 September-7 October 2018: Centenary events at Dublin Festival of History

The sixth Dublin Festival of History takes place from 24 September to 7 October. Presented by Dublin City Council and organised by Dublin City Public Libraries, […]


‘Decade of Centenaries’ events for Culture Night, 21 September 2018

Culture Night 2018 takes place across the island on Friday 21 September, with a vast and diverse range of events pencilled in to take place […]


Near FM series: ‘Dublin in 1918’

Dublin in 1918 was a recent series from north Dublin’s Near FM that explored life in the Irish capital a century ago. Presented by Ciarán Murray […]


11 September 2018-31 May 2019: National Museum of Ireland centenary project on ‘The enemy within: The Spanish Flu in Ireland, 1918-19’.

From September 2018 onwards the National Museum of Ireland’s ‘Decade of Centenaries’ programme will focus on the ‘Spanish Flu’ pandemic of 1918-19. Traditionally overlooked in […]


11 September 2018-31 May 2019: National Library of Ireland exhibition: ‘From ballots to bullets: Ireland 1918-1919’, National Photographic Archive, Dublin 2

On 11 September 2018 a new exhibition curated by the National Library of Ireland, ‘From ballots to bullets: Ireland 1918-1919’, was launched at the National Photographic Archive by Senator […]


6 September-26 October 2018: Exhibition: ‘World War One: Ireland’s humanitarian effort’, dlr Lexicon, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

On Thursday 6 September 2018 Josepha Madigan TD, Minister for Culture Heritage and the Gaeltacht, officially launched a new exhibition entitled World War One: Ireland’s humanitarian […]


‘Decade of Centenaries’ events during Heritage Week, 18-26 2018

Heritage Week 2018 takes place across the state from Saturday 18 to Sunday 26 August, and, as always, features a vast number of events (large […]


29 July-19 October 2018: ‘Votes for Women: Suffrage and Citizenship’, Leinster House, Kildare St, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 20 July the National Museum of Ireland, in collaboration with the Vótáil 100 initiative of the Oireachtas, launched a new exhibition entitled ‘Votes […]


Constance Markievicz portrait presented to UK House of Commons

On Wednesday 18 July 2018  Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghail presented John Bercow MP, Speaker of the UK House of Commons, with a replica portrait […]



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