1 July 2016: ‘The Battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916 with the 36th Ulster Division’, Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

On Friday 1 July 2016 at 7.30pm, Donegal County Museum presented ‘The Battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916 with the 36th Ulster Division’, a cloth model re-enactment by Col. Declan O’Carroll. This formed part of a series of events to commemorate the centenary of the Somme. Using a specially created cloth model, Col. O’Carroll re-enacted the…

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16 June 2016: Lecture on ‘Researching Roger Casement’, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin 1

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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‘Tales from the other side’: 1916 exhibition at Marsh’s Library, Dublin

On 23 April Joe Duffy launched a recently launched a new exhibition at Marsh’s Library, St Patrick’s Close, Dublin 8,  entitled ‘1916: Tales from the other side’, which will run until December 2016. This exhibition traces how minority communities responded to the tumultuous events of the Irish revolution, 1916-1923. The exhibition focuses especially on stories from…

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