Lecture Series

9-11 November: ‘North Westmeath remembers the Great War’, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath

From Friday November 9 to Sunday November 11 North Westmeath Historical Society  presented a series of lectures on the First World War in Westmeath and its neighbouring counties in Castlepollard. There was also be  an ecumenical service at St Michael’s Church, Castlepollard, 3pm on 11 November, with the unveiling of a plaque at  in memory of  those…

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6 November 2018: ‘We here who are about to die: A lecture on the Great War’, De Valera Public Library, Ennis, Co. Clare.

On Tuesday 6 November 2018, as part of Clare County Library’s Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series, Joe Ó Muircheartaigh delivered a lecture entitled  ‘We here who are about to die: A lecture on the Great War’ at De Valera Public Library, Ennis. The lecture took place at 6.30pm. Learn more about Clare men and women…

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4-10 November 2018: National Library of Ireland programme for centenary of 1918 Armistice, National Library of Ireland, Dublin 2

From Sunday 4 November to Saturday 10 November 2018 the National Library of Ireland will be presenting diverse programme of talks, tours, lectures and more to mark the centenary of the 1918 Armistice and the end of the First World War. Beginning with a performance of Michael Holohan’s ‘Gallipoli, the GPO, and Flanders’ on Sunday 4…

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2 November 2018: ‘1918 and the collapse of the Habsburg Empire: From multinational empire to multinational states, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2

On Thursday 18 October a new six-part public lecture series entitled  ‘1918 and the New Europe’ began at Trinity College Dublin. The lecture series  will hear from national and international experts who will re-examine the significance of 1918 as the beginning of a new European order. The series will focus on the collapsing empires and the…

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