Decade of Centenaries and Dictionary of Irish Biography are collaborating on showcasing women of the early twentieth century who strove for Irish Independence; for female suffrage; to improve the lives of women in poverty; and to improve the standard of care for children. These women worked hard throughout their lives to improve the lives of…

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Due to Covid-19 restrictions all commemorative events in Ireland have been either cancelled or postponed. Several summer schools have now also unfortunately announced that they will not be proceeding this summer. But that hasn’t halted Ireland’s librarians, heritage officers, historians, archivists, museum curators, county councils and teachers from endeavoring to continue sharing their research. Behind the closed doors of…

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Due to Covid-19 restrictions all commemorative events in Ireland have been either cancelled or postponed until 19th April 2020. While this means it is currently not possible to physically attend the many talks and exhibitions planned to take place in the next few weeks, but there are many resources available for you to use from home.…

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News and updates on the programme of commemorations relating to the events in Irish history that took place between 1912 and 1922 April 2020 Due to Covid-19 restrictions all commemorative events in Ireland have been either cancelled or postponed until 19th April 2020. While this means it is currently not possible to physically attend the many…

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News and updates on the programme of commemorations relating to the events in Irish history that took place between 1912 and 1922 For a fresh start to 2020 the Decade of Centenaries team has designed a new website to hopefully make reading and searching for events even easier. In addition to showcasing the new site…

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Many thanks to all Decade of Centenaries subscribers for your engagement with us throughout 2019. The newsletter this month is a review of the year, which was an extremely busy one for commemorations. Below you will find a retrospective of commemorative events which took place this year, all of which have links for further If…

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Now that the Halloween sugar rush is gone, it’s time to get the diary out for the many history events coming in November.   This month the events below are listed by location. Dublin Saturday 9th November @ 9.30am-5pm Conference: After The War: Peace, Conflict and Trauma. National Museum of Ireland (Collins Barracks). Details and…

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This is a mini follow up newsletter to let you know about four Festivals of History taking place over the next few weeks. The Clare County Library Decade of Centenaries Week was covered in the last newsletter but is also included below as there is such a variety of events taking place. In addition the…

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Hopefully some of the Decade of Centenary subscribers managed to attend a few of the many commemorative events around Ireland in September. In October the main events are Leinster based – but worth travelling to attend! If you would like to inform us of a suitable talk/exhibition/play – anything related to the Decade of Centenaries –…

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