Forthcoming

CALL FOR PAPERS

Call for papers ‘Labour, Class and Gender in the Struggle for Independence’ being co-organised by Irish Centre for the Histories of Labour and Class (an interdisciplinary group in NUI Galway focusing on labour and class history with special emphasis on Ireland), and Padraig Yeates.  Funded by the Dept of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and…

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The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation concert was first performed in McAuley Place, Naas, Co. Kildare in October 2017 advance of a trip to Lexington, Kentucky as part of a twinning anniversary. The reaction amongst the American, French and Irish audiences in the USA was such that it was performed again to a full house in…

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Co. Kildare 1919 All Ireland Football Final Centenary Commemorative Event

Children’s Football Blitz as part of the Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations programme and Heritage Week. Co. Kildare GAA and the Kildare County Council Decade of Commemorations will mark the 100th anniversary of Co. Kildare’s victory on 28 September 1919 against Galway (2-5 to 0-1) with a Children’s Football Blitz. The event for girls and boys aged 10-12 years will be…

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Parnell Summer School

This year the Parnell Summer School will take place from 11-15 August at Avondale House, Rathdrum, Co Wicklow. The School will begin on Sunday 11th August with the Parnell Lecture: Chair: Prof Donal McCartney Dr Margaret Ward (Queen’s University Belfast) – Forging a feminist path: Anna Parnell and Irish political life   On Monday Dr Darragh Gannon (QUB)…

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West Cork History Festival

This year the West Cork History Festival runs from 8th to 11th August. The Festival will open on Friday 9th August @ 6.30pm with former Taoiseach John Bruton in conversation with Carl Dinnen, ITV News political correspondent, on a range of the historical topics that the Festival will cover. Those topics cover local, national and international history. On Saturday…

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100 Years of Women in Politics and Public Life, 1918-2018

A major new national exhibition entitled Women in Politics and Public Life 1918 to 2018 – a Pop-Up Museum is set to go on display in County Roscommon at Áras an Chontae. The exhibition is part of the decade of centenaries programme of Roscommon County Council which explores 100 years of women’s participation in politics…

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