Ireland and the League of Nations

Sunday, 10 September, marks the centenary of the admission of the Irish Free State into the League of Nations. This event is of particular significance as the new State took its place on the world stage and it was highlighted by the EAG as being a fitting and uplifting conclusion to the Decade of Centenaries…

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Staging the Treaty

‘Staging The Treaty’ is part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme 2012-2023 supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and broadcast in partnership with RTE.ie/history. ANU Productions have brought to life one of the most significant events in Irish history – the Dáil Debates of 1921/22 with an ensemble cast of…

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The Irish Civil War National Conference 2022

On 15-18 June, University College Cork will host a national conference to mark the centenary of the Irish Civil War. Supported with funding from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, the four-day conference is one of the key events in the State’s Decade of Centenaries Programme for 2022.Over 130 scholars will…

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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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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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Community Strand of the Decade of Centenaries Programme

Wednesday, 16 December 2020 Minister Martin announces funding of €50,000 for every local authority in 2021 under the Community Strand of the Decade of Centenaries Programme The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin T.D., today announced funding of €1.75 million for local authorities in 2021 to support their leading role in developing community-led…

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History on your Doorstep

Dublin City Council’s Historians in Residence (HIRs) and historian Liz Gillis, have written a special commemorative edition of the popular series History on Your Doorstep dedicated to Bloody Sunday. The book is free and will be available to pick up in any Dublin City Library once public health restrictions permit branches to open again. An electronic (pdf) version…

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