Leinster

4-5 August 2018: Centenary of ‘Gaelic Sunday’, 1918

On Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 of August the GAA hosted a nationwide programme of events to mark the centenary of Gaelic Sunday, 4 August 1918. This was an organised protest undertaken against the increasing repression of the GAA by the British authorities in Ireland in the aftermath of the 1918 conscription crisis. From July…

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15 July 2018: Unveiling of Kilkenny Great War Memorial, Kilkenny

On Sunday 15 July 2018 a new memorial commemorating those from the city and county of Kilkenny who were killed during the First World War was officially unveiled at 1.50pm by Charles Flanagan TD, Minister for Justice and Equality. The committee to establish the memorial was founded in 2011, and the memorial has been developed…

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