5 March 2015: ‘Creative Centenaries’ resource fair, Belfast

On 5 March the Creative Centenaries project hosted a resource fair at Titanic Belfast. Organised with the assistance of the Community Relations Council, the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Nerve Centre The day-long, free conference at Titanic Belfast was aimed at community and heritage groups, councils and good relations officers, arts and community organisations and others who…

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27 February-1 April 2015: ‘Fields of war: contemporary approaches to painting World War One’, Tipperary Excel Arts Centre, Tipperary

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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19 February 2015: Start of spring lecture series on ‘Becoming revolutionary: the year before 1916’, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Dublin

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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5 February 2015: Start of lecture series ‘Neither King nor Kaiser: empire, war and rebellion in Ireland, 1912-1919’, Belfast

On 5 February 2015 the Belfast working class history group (BWCHG) launched a lecture series entitled Neither King nor Kaiser: empire, war and rebellion in Ireland, 1912-1919. The lecture series is sponsored by Queen’s University Belfast, the Heritage Lottery Foundation, and the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council, and took as its subject contemporary opposition to the First…

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2 February-30 April 2015: ‘Pals: the Irish at Gallipoli’, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

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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