Seeing Ireland Art, Culture and Power in Paris, 1922.

In early 1922 the Irish State organised a seminal art exhibition at a fashionable art gallery in Paris: Galerie Barbazanges. The Exposition D’Art Irlandais launched the emerging Irish nation on the world stage. Visitors to this site can visit an immersive recreation of the exhibition and, for the first time in 100 years, experience Irish…

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‘Burning the Country House’ Online Lecture Series

A series of lectures hosted by the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish houses and Estates, History Department, Maynooth University. The lecture series is supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Historical Strand of the Decade of Centenaries Programme. These talks run in tandem with the exhibition Burning…

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Audio Recordings of Poems by Thomas Behan

Audio Recordings of Poems by Thomas Behan “Tom Behan who rendered outstanding services in the fight for freedom, and who was a brave and intensely local Soldier of Ireland, was shot dead on the Curragh in 1922, and his death, still mourned as that of a man who loved his country above all things, evoked…

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Rough Beast

Galway Music Residency is delighted to present the World Premiere of ‘Rough Beast’, an exclusive performance marking the 1921 Centenary, in association with The Contemporary Music Centre, on Saturday 27th November at 8pm in the O’Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway.  ‘Rough Beast’, a new work by Irish composer Rhona Clarke, is part of the Arts in…

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Theatre and Treaty: Arthur Griffith’s Reputation as Impugned by W.B. Yeats and Frank Pakenham

Tuesday 9 November, 7pm Speaker: Professor Colum  Kenny,  Professor Emeritus  Dublin City University Join Professor Colum Kenny as he looks at the remarkable relationship between Arthur Griffith and W.B. Yeats, in the context of Griffith’s reputation. Platform: Zoom Book Here Founder of Sinn Féin, Chairman of the Treaty delegation and President of Dáil Éireann, Arthur Griffith was…

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Encounters with Jack B. Yeats

To mark the occasion of Jack B Yeats 150th anniversary, The Model presented a new six-episode Podcast series, called Encounters with Jack B Yeats. The series featured rediscovered original audio of Yeats in conversation with curator Thomas MacGreevy; re-enacted source material by Yeats’ peer, the writer and activist Dorothy Macardle; alongside contemporary responses by artists Ruth Clinton…

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History, Storytelling and the 1916 Rising

History, Storytelling and the 1916 Rising –  In Conversation with Cilian Fennell – Creator & Producer of RTÉ’s Award-Winning Centenary (2016) Global Irish Network webinar Hosted by the Irish History Research Group, University of Edinburgh Wednesday 6 October 20217.00 pm BST/ 2.00 pm EST Zoom Followed by a Panel DiscussionSarah-Anne Buckley (NUIG)Roisín Higgins (Teesside)P. J. Mathews…

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