On Tuesday 31 October 2017 Dublin City Council presented the fifth and final talk in its series of lunch-time lectures in Dublin City Hall, on the theme of ‘Ireland and the Russian Revolutions’. The series was curated by Francis Devine and Dr. Mary Clark in association with Dublin City Library and Archive,138-144 Pearse Street, D2; full programme details…

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On Saturday 28 October, as part of the Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum’s Autumn talks programme, Piet Chielens and Annick Vandenbilcke of In Flanders Fields Museum presented an open workshop on the experience of the First World War on the Western Front and its legacies. This session was of personal or professional significance to anyone with an interest…

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On Wednesday 25 October the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) hosted a one day conference entitled ”The October Revolution in Russia: The impact of Communism in Ireland’. This will explore the impact of the October Revolution on Ireland with particular reference to the labour movement and women’s activism, trade unions, political parties, and…

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On Tuesday 24 October 2017 Dublin City Council presented the fourth in a series of lunch-time lectures in Dublin City Hall, on the theme of ‘Ireland and the Russian Revolutions’. The series is curated by Francis Devine and Dr. Mary Clark in association with Dublin City Library and Archive,138-144 Pearse Street, D2; full programme details and speaker biographies…

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On Wednesday 18 October 2017 Heather Humphreys T.D., Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht launched  Centenary, a book commissioned to document the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme at home and abroad.  Centenary was edited by Ronan McGreevy, of The Irish Times. Centenary documents how 1916 was remembered last year at home and abroad and includes significant…

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On Tuesday 17 October 2017 Dublin City Council presented the third in a series of lunch-time lectures in Dublin City Hall, on the theme of ‘Ireland and the Russian Revolutions’. The series is curated by Francis Devine and Dr. Mary Clark in association with Dublin City Library and Archive,138-144 Pearse Street, D2; full programme details and speaker biographies…

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From Saturday 14 October to Sunday 3 December 2017 the Ulster Museum, Belfast, hosted Poppies: Weeping window by internationally acclaimed artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper under the auspices of 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary. The installation was at the Ulster Museum from 14 October to 3 December 2017, following a joint…

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