Cork 2021 Commemoration Fund

It is Cork City Council’s aim that the Commemoration will help us learn more about contemporary society, by giving us a deeper understanding of how Irish society was shaped by our past. It will focus on the role of community in the city of Cork, to re-affirm the city’s community ties, with family orientated events that…

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International Women’s Day Cahir

Unique community initiative in Cahir celebrates International Women’s Day People of the town wake up to surprise installation overnight. Cahir, 8 March 2021 – In a unique community initiative, compliant with COVID-19 restrictions and supported by Tipperary County Council and Cahir Social and Historical Society, Cahir is today celebrating International Women’s Day. By stealth and under…

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The Limerick Curfew Murders 1921

The night of the 6/7 March 1921 was, in the words of historian Thomas Toomey, ‘one of the most tragic in the tortured history of Limerick city and county during the period 1919-1921’.   Between 11.30pm and 1.30am, three men – the Mayor of Limerick George Clancy, his immediate predecessor, Michael O’Callaghan, and an IRA…

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Artist-in-Residence Programme

Minister Martin announces new Artist-in-Residence Programme as part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme Image: NLI – 31/10/1920 Protest honouring Terence MacSwiney New York Minister Catherine Martin T.D. has announced a new Artist-in-Residence scheme to create new works to encourage public engagement with the Decade of Centenaries and institutions. Artists will be invited to reflect…

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Decade of Centenaries Arts Project Awards 2021

Decade of Centenaries Arts Project Awards 2021 from Clare County Council Applications encouraged from community, historical and commemorative and tidy towns groups who wish to commemorate events in Clare during 1921. Deadline for applications [FIND HERE] Friday 5th February.

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Upcoming Cork Events

Some news from Cork County Council: Date/Time: Wednesday 27th January 2021 at 19:30 Event: Illustrated Lecture: The Burning of Cork Location: Contact Kieran (kierangroeger@mac.com ) if you wish to attend any or all of the talks. A link will then be posted to you the night before each talk. All talks are on Zoom and…

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Tipperary and the War of Independence

Tipperary Museum is holding its 8th Annual Lecture Series from October 2020 –  April 2021.  The focus of this year’s series is on The War of Independence in Ireland, with particular reference to Tipperary.  As we remember the events of 100 years ago that led to Irish Independence, this series will look at local, national…

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