Lecture Series

19 October 2016: Inspiration proclamation: Prof. Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh in conversation, National Library of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 19 October 2016 the National Library of Ireland hosted the second in a  series of public interviews considering the relevance of the 1916 proclamation: is it seen now as an inspirational text or as a historical document? A diverse and distinguished list of speakers will give their individual responses, in an interview series that…

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11 October 2011: ‘Atlas of the Irish Revolution’ lecture series: ‘Burying the past or celebrating it: commemorating the Irish revolution’, National Library of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 11 October 2016 the National Library of Ireland hosted the second in a series of lectures based on the forthcoming Atlas of the Irish Revolution. Dr Roisín Higgins (Teeside) spoke on ‘Burying the past or celebrating it: commemorating the Irish revolution’. This lecture looks at the tangled history of commemorating the revolutionary period in Ireland.…

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6 October 2016: Lecture on ‘The archeological landscape of the War of Independence and Civil War’, National Museum of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2

On Thursday 6 October 2016 the National Museum of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2, presented a lecture in its series ‘The archaeology of a decade of war’, entitled ‘The archeological landscape of the War of Independence and Civil War’, by Damien Shiels (Rubicon). This was hosted as part of the National Museum of Ireland’s 1916…

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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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26 May 2016: Lecture on ‘The archaeological landscape of WW1 in Flanders’, National Museum of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2

On Thursday 26 May 2016 Prof. dr. Jean Bourgeois and dr. Birger Stichelbaut (Ghent University) presented a lecture entitled ‘The archaeological landscape of WW1 in Flanders’, as part of the ongoing ‘Archaeology of a decade of war’ series, being hosted as part of the National Museum of Ireland’s 1916 public engagement programme. This discussed how, thanks…

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19 May 2016: Lecture on ‘Recording Ireland’s First World War landscapes’, National Museum of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2

On Thursday 19 May 2016 Ms. Heather Montgomery (QUB) gave a lecture entitled ‘Recording Ireland’s First World War landscapes’, as part of the ongoing ‘Archaeology of a decade of war’ series, hosted as part of the National Museum of Ireland’s 1916 public engagement programme. This lecture will describe archaeological investigations into the training of Kitchener’s…

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