The Battle of Crossbarry, March 19th 1921

The War of Independence and Civil War had profound impacts on Irish people, both individually and collectively, not least in the county of Cork. It is estimated that over 700 people lost their lives in the county owing to this tumultuous period (1920 to 1923) and one hundred years later, groups throughout the county are undertaking…

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Minister Catherine Martin announces 5 new Artists-in-Residence under the Decade of Centenaries Programme

Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Catherine Martin T.D. has announced 5 selected artists-in-residence under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 Programme. The Department scheme underpinning the selection is a partnership with the National Museum of Ireland (NMI), the National Library of Ireland (NLI), the National Archives, the Military Archives and Beyond 2022|Ireland’s…

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Louth Co Archives Research Guide for Archival Sources for 1912-23

The aim of the Guide is to inform people of the wealth of sources on the 1912-1923 Decade of Centenaries period that is available in Louth County Archives. These sources are contained in both the public archive collections and the private archive collections that have been donated. The links are:  In English: https://www.louthcoco.ie/en/services/archives/research-guides/research-guide-8-archival-sources-for-1912-1923-in-louth-county-archives.pdf In Irish:…

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Donegal’s Decade of Centenaries 2021 Programme

Lectures, History, Art, a Virtual Tour, Memorials and More to Form Part of Donegal’s Decade of Centenaries 2021 Programme Donegal County Museum is delighted to announce funding has been secured by Donegal County Council’s Culture Division from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sports and Media under the Community Strand of the 2021 Decade…

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WOMEN’S VOICES FROM THE PAST- Revolutionary Times

WOMEN’S VOICES FROM THE PAST- Revolutionary Times Donegal County Museum, the Regional Cultural Centre and the Museum and Heritage Service of Derry City and Strabane District Council have commissioned and produced a series of six short video pieces which highlight the experiences of women during the Revolutionary Period (1919-1923). These videos provide snapshots of the…

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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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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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