Dublin Port Co. & East Wall History Group present a free online lecture series to mark the Centenary of the battle that took place at the London and North Western Hotel at the North Wall, Dublin on April 11th, 1921. Registration is required, with limited spaces available across five dates throughout April & May. For more information…

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Wednesday 5 May, 7.30pm Cormac  O’Malley will read an unpublished humorous but historic vignette written in 1935 by his War of Independence father, General Ernie O’Malley, called ‘Admirals for a Day’. Following the reading, Cormac O’Malley and Charles Lysaght will discuss the takeover of the Kildare Street Club (KSC) by Republican soldiers in May 1922 just…

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Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin T.D. has announced 5 selected artists-in-residence under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 Programme. The Department scheme underpinning the selection is a partnership with the National Museum of Ireland (NMI), the National Library of Ireland (NLI), the National Archives, the Military Archives and Beyond 2022|Ireland’s…

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Fingal County Council has launched a commemorative documentary which is a fitting and lasting reminder of the amount of preparation and commitment local groups and Elected Representatives from Balbriggan put into the planning of the commemoration of the Sack of Balbriggan centenary, which occurred last year. More details *here* The video is available to view…

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Burning of the Custom House; May 1921 In this episode Lorcan Collins is joined by Mícheál Ó Doibhilín, Liz Gillis and Las Fallon, the organisers of the Burning of the Custom House Centenary Conference. The Custom House in Dublin was set on fire on 25 May 1921 and contributed to the declaration of a Truce…

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NI Centenary Talks Programme 2021 As part of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council’s Centenary Programme, marking 100 years since the foundation of Northern Ireland, we are pleased to announce a new series of talks.  The programme reflects on a range of Centenary-related themes, including history, sports, industry, the arts and identity, and feature Dr Éamon Phoenix,…

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The aim of the Guide is to inform people of the wealth of sources on the 1912-1923 Decade of Centenaries period that is available in Louth County Archives. These sources are contained in both the public archive collections and the private archive collections that have been donated. The links are:  In English: https://www.louthcoco.ie/en/services/archives/research-guides/research-guide-8-archival-sources-for-1912-1923-in-louth-county-archives.pdf In Irish:…

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Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society are again hosting an online lecture series on the War of Independence with special focus on the local impact of this defining moment in our history. The series will be facilitated each Wednesday for four weeks, beginning on Wednesday 14th April at 8pm. On 14th April…

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Roscommon County Council Culture Night Commission1921::2021 The Culture Night – Decade of Centenaries 1921::2021 Commission marks the second in a series of artisticcommissions inviting artists to reflect on Roscommon’s role in the struggle for independence. The 2021 commission to the value of €15,000 is supported by the Community Strand of the 2021 Decade ofCentenaries Programme…

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