On Saturday 28 January 2017 Dublin City University hosted a public symposium entitled ‘1917 aftermath of rebellion’, exploring Irish life in the months following the Easter Rising of 1916. It explained how the 1916 Rising became the catalyst for the creation of an independent Irish state,  assessed aspects of life in Ireland after the Rising and…

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On Saturday 28 January 2017 the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, hosted a conference for senior cycle Leaving Certificate teachers and students entitled ‘All changed, changed utterly: Revising the Rising’. This will focus on the aftermath and legacy of the Easter Rising of 1916. Speakers included Donal…

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On Thursday 26 January 2017 Glasnevin Trust and Trinity College Dublin presented the first in a series of lectures on ‘Ireland and the world after the Rising’. Brian Hanley will give a lecture entitled ‘The Rising and its aftermath in Phibsborough and Glasnevin, 1916-17’. The area around Phibsborough and Glasnevin was a hotbed of radical activity…

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On Thursday 26 January 2017 the Community Relations Council (NI) hosted the first of their ‘Decade of Centenaries’ discussions. In recent years  the Home Rule crisis, the Ulster Covenant, the rise of the labour movement, women and suffrage, the events leading up to outbreak of the First World War, Jutland, the Easter Rising and the…

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