Lecture Series

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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11 May 2016: Lecture on ‘The latter days of the Celtic Revival in Ireland’, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 11 May 2016 the Royal Irish Academy presented the sixth and final lecture in its lunchtime lecture series on ‘Intellectual life in Ireland 1910-1920’. This series accompanied an exhibition on the same theme. Nicola Gordon Bowe (NCAD) gave a lecture entitled ‘”The great need of modern Ireland is to be re-united with its…

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14 April 2016: Lecture on ‘Frongoch camp and the archaeology of internment’, National Museum of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2

On Thursday 14 April 2016 Dr Joanna Brück of the University of Bristol gave a lecture on Frongoch internment camp in North Wales, as part of the ongoing ‘Archaology of a decade of war’ series, being hosted as part of the National Museum of Ireland’s 1916 public engagement programme. This examined the 1916 Rising from…

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12 April 2016: Lecture on ‘The occupation of Jacob’s Factory Easter 1916′, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 5 April 2016 Dublin City Hall hosted a lecture by Dr Séamas Ó Maitiú, entitled ‘Siege mentalities’: The occupation of Jacob’s Factory Easter 1916′.  This forms part of Dublin City Council’s lunchtime lecture series for 2016. The lecture took place at 1.10pm in the Council Chamber. Learn more about the lecture series. Learn more about…

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11 February 2016: Lecture: ‘The archaeology of a decade of war: the landscape of the Easter Rising’, National Museum of Ireland, Kildare St, Dublin 2

On Thursday 11 February Lar Joye, Curator, National Museum of Ireland, gave a lecture on ‘The landscape of the Easter Rising’ as part of the ongoing ‘Archaology of a decade of war’ series. being hosted as part of the National Museum of Ireland’s 1916 public engagement programme. This examine the 1916 Rising from a military…

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