16-30 November 2018: Exhibition: ‘Art and the vote: The visual culture of the Irish women’s suffrage campaign’, Luan Gallery, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Between 16 and 30 November 2018 the Luan Gallery, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, to commemorate the centenary of the first granting of votes to women in 1918, hosted an exhibition entitled Art and the vote: The visual culture of the Irish women’s suffrage campaign.  Throughout the Irish campaign for votes for women, suffragists used many forms of visual…

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15 November 2018: ‘1918 Ireland: Political and social change’, Loughrea, Co. Galway

On Thursday 15 October 2018 a conference entitled ‘1918 Ireland: Political and social change’ took place in Loughrea, Co. Galway. This conference will explore a wide range of  issues relating to political and social change in the west of Ireland in 1918. It has been organised by Loughrea Memorial Group in partnership with Galway County Council. The conference…

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14-23 November 2018: Exhibition on ‘World War One: The Westmeath connection’, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

Between Wednesday 14 November and Wednesday 23 November 2018, to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, Westmeath County Council presented an exhibition in Mullingar entitled ‘World War One: The Westmeath connection’.  This exhibition was an initiative of the Westmeath Heritage Forum. It offered insights not only into the sheer scale of…

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