Decade of Centenaries Bursary

Royal Irish Academy opens local history research fund for the final year of the Decade of Centenaries Programme The Royal Irish Academy are pleased to open the Decade of Centenaries Bursary scheme onceagain, as part of the commemorative programme for the final year of the Decade of Centenaries,supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts,…

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BUILDING AS WITNESS Project Awards

Crawford Art Gallery has announced six BUILDING AS WITNESS Project Awards. BUILDING AS WITNESS focuses on the site of Crawford Art Gallery (previously Crawford Municipal School of Art) which was witness to fascinating histories of local, national, and international importancesurrounding the Irish Civil War period. The Gallery team is excited to work with the selected artists…

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W.B. Yeats and the Irish Free State

A century ago, in December 1922, at the height of the Civil War, poet W.B. Yeats was nominated to the Senate of the newly established Irish Free State. In January of that year he had participated in the cultural programme of the Irish Race Congress in Paris. In 1923 he was awarded the Nobel Prize…

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Foundation of the Irish State

UCD to host national conference as part of the State’s Decade of Centenaries programme, marking 100 years since the foundation of the Irish state 2-3 December 2022 Speakers include distinguished academics Prof. Brigid Laffan, Prof. Diarmaid Ferriter, Hon Mr. JusticeGerard Hogan (Supreme Court), Permanent Representative of Ireland to the OECD, UNESCO AmbassadorGerard Keown, Prof. Mary…

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100 Years of Self-Determination

Title: International Research Conference 2022: 100 Years of Self-Determination Location: Lighthouse Cinema, Smithfield, Dublin 7 Dates: 9, 10, 11, 12 Nov 2022 This international research conference marks a century since the formation of the Irish Free State in 1922, and will explore the artistic responses to the theme of self-determination through a global lens. The programme features presentations…

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Cultúr – A Decade of Centenaries Event

Experience the music, song & dance that carried us through the tumultuous years from 1916 to the end of the Civil War. Times were difficult in Ireland a century ago. The years 1922-1923 saw great unrest, particularly here in Kerry as the people tried to come to terms with a newly emerging independent Ireland.  Our…

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Building As Witness Open Call Project Awards

Each worth €12,000 Crawford Art Gallery is committed to exploring our shared histories and to exploratory practice. Up to six project awards are now available as part of the major research project, Building as Witness (6 December 2021 – 17 April 2024). Creative practitioners are invited to apply for one of these €12,000 project awards to develop creative…

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Radical!: Women and the Irish Revolution

Radical!: Women and the Irish Revolution is a podcast series created by Dr Julie Morrissy as part of the Poet-in-Residence programme at the National Library of Ireland, supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Decade of Centenaries Programme 2012-2023. Listen to all episodes *here*

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Poetry as Commemoration workshop for the Irish Diaspora in Europe

UCD Library in partnership with Poetry Ireland seeks members of the Irish diaspora in Europe to take part in free online poetry workshops using archival material from the War of Independence and Civil War as creative inspiration.  Join poet Nessa O’Mahony in a special two hour online poetry workshop, via zoom, to explore your own understanding…

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