February 2021 News and updates on the programme of commemorations relating to the events in Irish history that took place between 1912 and 1923.  If you would like to inform us of any suitable material for future newsletters – anything related to the Decade of Centenaries – please feel free to email centenaries@historyireland.com.   Decade of Centenaries Schools Irish History Competition for Primary and…

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January 2021   News and updates on the programme of commemorations relating to the events in Irish history that took place between 1912 and 1923.  If you would like to inform us of any suitable material for future newsletters – anything related to the Decade of Centenaries – please feel free to email centenaries@historyireland.com.   Markievicz Award: NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS Closing dateThursday 4th February@ 5.30pm  …

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December 2020  News and updates on the programme of commemorations relating to the events in Irish history that took place between 1912 and 1923.   If you would like to inform us of any suitable material for future newsletters – anything related to the Decade of Centenaries – please feel free to email centenaries@historyireland.com.   Markievicz Award The purpose of this award is to:  a.…

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The Decade of Centenaries newsletter is issued once a month, by email, to subscribers. It showcases some of the events /exhibitions/lectures/ publications/podcasts available to those interested in the Decade of Centenaries. If you wish to receive it please click here: https://www.decadeofcentenaries.com/subscription/

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November 2020  November will be a busy month for commemorations, and events are spread throughout the country.    Many of the events listed below were originally planned as ‘in-person’ events and all organisers and participants are to be commended for adapting their programmes, some at very short notice.      As always, if you would like to inform us…

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October 2020 All those involved in the provision of heritage services in Ireland deserve a huge amount of praise for how they have adapted and continue to adapt to provide continued public access to their collections.    Listed below are some of the events happening around the country – most are online, but some museums have opened…

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September 2020 For the foreseeable future due to continuing social distancing requirements the way we engage with our physical heritage and culture will be different – visitor numbers will be controlled – queuing will be required – you will be asked to wear a face covering, especially in an indoor setting. Digital engagement with culture…

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August 2020 Since last month even more cultural institutions in Ireland are re-opening. On the Decade of Centenaries *website* a new ‘Local Authorities’ tab has been added which will allow you to find the 2020 plans for your own local authority. The list will be continually updated as Covid-19 restrictions are amended and local areas adapt…

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July 2020 Cultural institutions in Ireland are beginning to re-open, as Covid-19 restrictions are gradually eased.  Due to continuing social distancing requirements the way we engage with our physical heritage and culture will be different – visitor numbers will be controlled – queuing will be required – you might be asked to wear a face covering.  This is…

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June 2020 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…

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