Treaty Autograph book

The Jackie Clarke Collection recently shot a short film with Anula Productions and local actors to tell the story of the Treaty Autograph book – an item collected by Jackie Clarke. The autograph book contains over 130 signatures of those involved in the Treaty debates, from the delegates in London on December 6th through to those…

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Audio Recordings of Poems by Thomas Behan

Audio Recordings of Poems by Thomas Behan “Tom Behan who rendered outstanding services in the fight for freedom, and who was a brave and intensely local Soldier of Ireland, was shot dead on the Curragh in 1922, and his death, still mourned as that of a man who loved his country above all things, evoked…

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Machnamh 100 – Centenary Reflections, Volume 1

President Higgins launches book of centenary reflections free of charge to the public. Copies of ‘Machnamh 100 – Centenary Reflections, Volume 1’ eBook available free of charge at president.ie with copies also to be available to post primary teachers and students via Scoilnet. Limited number of physical copies will be available to be accessed in…

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‘Forbidden Love: Same-sex relationships in early 20th century Ireland’

The Department of Justice is pleased to invite you to the first in a two-part webinar series scheduled for next week as part of the Department of Justice’s programme of events under Phase II of the Decade of Centenaries’ commemorations. ‘Forbidden Love: Same-sex relationships in early 20th century Ireland’ will be live-streamed at 1pm on Wednesday, 24 November. Dr.…

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Rough Beast

Galway Music Residency is delighted to present the World Premiere of ‘Rough Beast’, an exclusive performance marking the 1921 Centenary, in association with The Contemporary Music Centre, on Saturday 27th November at 8pm in the O’Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway.  ‘Rough Beast’, a new work by Irish composer Rhona Clarke, is part of the Arts in…

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‘BY EVERY MEANS AT OUR COMMAND’

NEW EXHIBITION AT CORK PUBLIC MUSUEM – FROM NOVEMBER 19th 2021 Cork City and County witnessed some of the bloodiest and fiercest fighting during the War of Independence. Many of the military engagements in Cork had a significant impact on both the nature and outcome of the conflict. Cork Public Museum is delighted to announce…

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Dev Talks – towards an assessment of his legacy

To mark the centenary of Éamon de Valera’s election as Chancellor of the National University of Ireland, NUI and the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (founded by de Valera in 1940) are holding a series of lunchtime lectures throughout the month of November examining various aspects of his public life. Further information and registration links for all of the…

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Experiences of border minority – historical perspectives

The seminar will be streamed through: https://fb.me/e/2ylkPcJnn And also through YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC7F8OPKm7Ii4gTp2QcoSDIg… ONLINE SEMINAR Programme 10.30am – Opening remarks: Cathaoirleach of Monaghan County Council 10:35am – Address by Taoiseach, Micheál Martin T.D.10:50am Keynote lectures Dr Dan Purcell Dr Margaret O’ Callaghan, Reader in Politics in the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy at Queens…

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