On Saturday 25 June 2016 Carey Historical Society presented a one-day event entitled ‘The Rogers Casement’. This was a unique look at the story of Roger Casement, hosted in the parish of Culfeightrin on the north-eastern coastline of County Antrim, which stretches from the Casement family home in Glenshesk in the west to Casement’s requested burial…

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On Saturday 18 June 2016 Bundoran Community Development Group and Bundoran Community Library, in conjunction with Magh Ene Historical Society, presented an afternoon of lectures and open discussions examining the events of Easter 1916 from several viewpoints. Quincy Dougan delivered two short lectures, entitled ‘1916- An Ulster Loyalist perspective’ ,and ‘Rebellion 1916-Sacrifice 1916. From Dublin to…

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On Thursday 16 June at 6.30pm Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane presented a lecture entitled, ‘Researching Roger Casement; his portrayal and role in political and cultural controversies,’ by Jeffrey Dudgeon. In this lecture Dudgeon explained how he approached researching Casement for his 2012 publication Roger Casement: The Black Diaries and how he found a research…

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On Wednesday 15 June 2016 Queen’s University Belfast hosted a one day conference entitled ‘Re-examing Irish nationalism in Ulster’.  Irish nationalism was strong in the province of Ulster, but the complexity and diversity of northern nationalism has been reduced due to the more recent perspectives on the ‘Troubles’. This one-day conference explored Ulster Nationalism at…

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