Official Commemoration

100 Years of Women in Politics and Public Life, 1918-2018

A major new national exhibition entitled Women in Politics and Public Life 1918 to 2018 – a Pop-Up Museum is set to go on display in County Roscommon at Áras an Chontae. The exhibition is part of the decade of centenaries programme of Roscommon County Council which explores 100 years of women’s participation in politics…

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Independence Day?

What date marks Ireland’s independence? Ronan McCreevy remarked in his recent Irish Times article that it ‘is a peculiarity of Irish life that an independence sought for so long and at such cost is not celebrated.’ A History Ireland article written by Dennis Kennedy in 2018 is also worth revisiting in 2019, a year with…

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Irish Military Seminar 13-15 June 2019

As part of Kildare’s Decade of Commemorations, the third Irish Military Seminar will be held 13-15 June 2019 in the Riverbank Arts Centre & Newbridge Community Library.   Thursday 6th June at Newbridge Library @ 7pm Official opening of the Seminar Book Launch — A Bloody Dawn: The Irish at D-Day, Dan Harvey Free, booking essential Newbridge Library…

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