Virtual Treasury 101 Research Showcase:

Saturday, 1 July 2023 1.30 – 5pm Virtual Treasury 101 Research Showcase: Step into the Past and Back to the Future Venue: Thomas Davis Lecture Theatre (Room 2043) Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin (entrance via Nassau Street Gate) Full details and booking *here*

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Laois Decade of Centenaries Lectures

Laois Libraries in collaboration with Terry Dunne, Laois Historian-in-Residence, is delighted to present two online history talk in March. The first talk, The Dublin Guard in the Civil War by John Dorney, takes place on Tuesday 7 March 2023 at 7 pm. This online event tells the story of Mick Dunne, who was of Portarlington-extraction,…

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The Chambers of Commerce of Ireland CLG (Chambers Ireland) celebrates its 100th anniversary this year.

The Chambers of Commerce of Ireland CLG (Chambers Ireland) celebrates its 100th anniversary this year. While many affiliated Town and City Chambers were formed in the late 1700s and 1800s, a national organisation became essential after Independence. The Centenary will be recognised by a flagship dinner in St Patrick’s Hall in Dublin Castle on the evening…

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‘I am to die for Ireland’

‘I am to die for Ireland’ The second part of an exhibition exploring the role of Kilmainham Gaol in Civil War state executionsopens on 8 January, the centenary of the executions of five young former Free State soldiers whowere condemned to death on charges of treason. The exhibition will include the last letters of one…

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1922 Constitution Committee: a dramatic re-enactment

‘…Bear in mind not the legalities of the past…but the practicalities of the future’ – Michael Collins.1922 Constitution Committee: a dramatic re-enactment. To mark the centenary of the adoption of the Constitution of the Irish Free State (Bunreacht Shaorstáit Éireann) by Act of Dáil Éireann on 25 October 1922, the National Archives and the Courts…

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Conservation Conversation

Thursday, 26 May 2022, 7 – 8:15pm Unlocking the Past – Preserving the Future An online roundtable discussion organised by the Beyond 2022 Project supported by the Trinity Long Room Hub. Leading conservators from the Core Partner institutions within the Beyond 2022 research programme discuss the challenge of safeguarding historical documents and show how extraordinary new technologies are unlocking…

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Archives and Memory, North and South

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 7 – 8:15pmFrom the 1690s to 1922, the role of Chief Secretary of Ireland evolved to become the most important administrator in the country. Archives North and South reveals the benefits of deepening archival collaboration by examining the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland and its significant pre-1900 Chief Secretaries’ collections, alongside the National Archives…

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Beyond 2022

The Inside the Railings: A Portrait of Life within the Public Record Office of Ireland event which took place in the Appeal Court, the Four Courts on Thursday, 14 April can be found by following the link here: Dr Ciarán Wallace, Deputy Director of Beyond 2022, and the Department’s Zoë Reid, Keeper at the National Archives, were…

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