14 September 2016: ‘Atlas of the Irish revolution’ lecture: ‘Players or patriots? The Gaelic Athletics Association and the 1916 Rising’, National Library of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 14 September 2016 the National Library of Ireland hosted the first in a series of lectures based on the forthcoming Atlas of the Irish Revolution. Dr Richard McElligott (UCD) spoke on ‘Players or Patriots? The Gaelic Athletic Association and the 1916 Rising’. On the eve of the Rising, the GAA was one of the…

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9 September-7 October 2016: ‘Commemorating 1916’ exhibition, Pearse Museum, Dublin 16

From 9 September 2016 onwards the Pearse Museum, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, hosted an exhibition entitled ‘Commemorating 1916: An exhibition of work by students of the of the Higher National Diploma in Classical and Computer Animation at Ballyfermot College of Further Education’. In autumn 2015 second year students studying animation at Ballyfermot College of Further Education…

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9 September 2016: ‘Tom Kettle 100’ seminar, UCD, Dublin 4

On Friday 9 September, as part of its Decade of Centenaries programme, UCD hosted a seminar entitled ‘Tom Kettle 100’, to mark the centenary of the death of the nationalist MP, UCD professor and journalist Thomas Kettle (1880-1916), who was killed serving with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers on the Western Front on 9 September 1916.…

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7-25 September 2016: ‘Composing the island: a century of music in Ireland, 1916-2016’, National Concert Hall, Dublin 2

Between 7 and 25 September 2016, the National Concert Hall presented a major musical centennial project. Composing the Island will present 29 concerts of orchestral, choral, instrumental, song and chamber music by Irish composers written between 1916 and 2016. How this music developed, and the times and circumstances in which it was written unfolded over 3 weeks…

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