Lecture Series

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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20 October 2015: Public Lecture by Prof. Roy Foster (Oxford): ‘Historians and the memory of the Irish Revolution’, Trinity College Dublin

On Tuesday 20 October Prof. Roy Foster (Oxford) gave the 2015 Edmund Burke Lecture at Trinity College, Dublin, entitled “‘An inheritance from our forefathers?’ Historians and the memory of the Irish Revolution”. Prof. Foster is Carroll Professor of Irish History at the University of Oxford and is currently Parnell Fellow at the University of Cambridge.…

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18-27 September: ‘From the Lockout to the trenches…or the GPO?’: East Wall History Festival 2015, East Wall, Dublin 3

The 2015 East Wall History Festival took place in East Wall, Dublin 3, from 18-27 September 2015. Organised by the East Wall Local History Group, this community festival took as its theme the experience of the Revolutionary Decade 1913-23 in the East Wall region of Dublin, with particular emphasis on working-class culture and Dublin’s Docklands.…

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18-19 September 2015: ‘Ballinasloe 1915 reimagined’, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway

On Friday 18 and Saturday 19 September St Brigid’s Heritage Group, Ballinasloe, organised a major centenary event in Ballinasloe, Co. Galway, entitled ‘Ballinasloe 1915 reimagined’. This free programme of events incorporated a wide variety of performances, re-enactments, lectures and exhibitions intended to recreate and examine all aspects of life in Ballinasloe in the year prior to…

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16 August 2015: Annual Collins-Griffith commemoration and Roger Casement lecture, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin 11

On Sunday 16 August 2015 Glasnevin Trust hosted the annual Collins-Griffith commemoration, marking the deaths of both Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins in August 1922. It was followed by the annual Roger Casement Lecture. Each year, in mid-August, the Collins-Griffith Commemoration Society organises the ceremony at Glasnevin Cemetery to commemorate the lives and legacies of two…

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31 July 2015: ‘Lecture on ‘Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa: Irish nationalist and champion of the cause of Poland’, 20 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2

On Friday 31 July, as part of the centenary commemorations of the death of Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa (1831-1915), the Polish Embassy in Ireland and the Irish Polish Society hosted a lecture by Gabriel Doherty of UCC, entitled ‘Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa: Irish nationalist & champion of the cause of Poland.’ The lecture took place in the Polish House,…

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