4 August 2014: Minister Heather Humphreys attends centenary commemorations of the outbreak of World War One in Glasgow and Belfast

On Monday 4 August 2014 Heather Humphreys TD, the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, attended a number of events in both Glasgow and Belfast to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One. In the morning Minister Humphreys attended a service at St. Mungo’s Cathedral, Glasgow, before laying a wreath during a…

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4 August 2014: Beginning of Cavan commemorative programme to mark centenary of outbreak of World War One, Cavan

4 August 2014 marks the beginning of a series of events organised by Cavan County Council to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War One. This involves a wide range of re-enactments, lectures, debates, performances, exhibitions and commemorations, along with a dedicated conference on the First World War organised by Cavan County Libraries…

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4 August 2014: Lecture series and exhibition on First World War, Féile an Phobail, Belfast

At 1pm on Monday 4 August 2014, as part of Féile an Phobail, an exhibition by the 6th Connaught Rangers Research Project was launched at Falls Road Library, Belfast, entitled ‘Rediscovering the Belfast Nationalists who fought in World War One’. The launch was addressed by Siobhan Brennan Deane of the 6th Connaught Rangers Research Project. The exhibition also incorporated an exterior…

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