Between 27 February and 1 April 2015 Tipperary Excel Arts Centre, Tipperary Town, hosted an exhibition entitled ‘Fields of war: contemporary approaches to painting World War One. Paul Woods is an Irish artist who graduated from Limerick School of Art and Design. He has exhibited in Ireland, America and Poland, and the impact of warfare…

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On Thursday 19 February, the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Cllr. Christy Burke, launched Thomas Fitzpatrick and the Leprecaun cartoon monthly, 1915-1915′, by James Curry (NUIG) and Ciaran Wallace (TCD). This is the latest publications being released as part of Dublin City Council’s ongoing ‘Decade of Commemorations’ series. The Lepracaun cartoon monthly was an important satirical magazine, published…

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On 19 February 2015, Glasnevin Trust in association with Trinity College Dublin launched its 2015 spring lecture series entitled ‘Becoming revolutionary: The year before 1916’. The lecture series examined the lives of a number of Irish revolutionaries, to explain how they became involved in a cycle of events that would culminate in the rebellion of 1916. What…

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Between 2 February and 30 April 2015 the National Museum of Ireland, Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, hosted Pals: the Irish at Gallipoli. Award-winning theatrical producers ANU Productions present an immersive World War One experience, based on the events surrounding the campaign at Gallipoli in Turkey and inspired by the previously untold stories of the…

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