On Thursday 31 March the Hunt Museum, Limerick hosted a symposium on ‘Limerick and 1916’, to accompany the ‘Limerick and the 1916 Rising’ exhibition at the museum. The exhibition focuses on the Daly Family collection held at Glucksman library, University of Limerick. 
The symposium contextualised the exhibition within the wider history of 1916 while highlighting Limerick…

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On Easter Monday, 28 March 2016, Dublin centre centre hosted RTÉ 1916: Reflecting the Rising, a large-scale multi-location public event featuring hundreds of talks, walking tours, music, dance, street art, street theatre, and moments of reflection and celebration. The event ran from 11am to 6pm. Hundreds of free events with a historical element are planned over eight city centre…

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From Saturday 26 March to Tuesday 29 March the state ceremonials to mark the centenary of the Easter Rising were observed nationwide. These were a mixture of formal ceremonial occasions and informal cultural and historical events, commencing on Easter Saturday, 26 April, with a ceremony in the Garden of Remembrance, Dublin. On Easter Sunday, 27…

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On Thursday 24 March 2016, at 1pm, the the Lord Mayor of Dublin Críona Ní Dhálaigh, officially launched the exhibition Reflecting 1916 in the Gallery of Photography, Meeting House Square, Dublin 2. Reflecting 1916 is a centrepiece installation of large-scale photos captures the destruction of Dublin and offers viewers a dramatic, immersive experience. This is contextualised by…

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On Thursday 17 March 2016 Padraig Yeates delivered a lecture entitled ‘The women were worse then the men: crime in Dublin in 1916’ in the Pillar Room of the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin 1. This formed part of an ongoing lectures series presented alongside the Rotunda’s 1916 centenary exhibition ‘Birth of a nation’. Listen back to…

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