Laois and Ireland in Revolution

Laois County Library and Laois Historian-in-Residence, Terry Dunne, are hosting a three part series of online talks exploring Laois and Ireland in revolution. Revolutionary Women, the first talk in the series, will take place online on Wednesday 4th May 2022 at 8 pm. Join Sinéad Holland (Laois Local Studies) and Terry Dunne (Laois Historian-in-Residence) as…

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Four Courts 100

Four Courts 100 The Decade of Centenary Commemorations Committee will commemorate the historic events of 1922 over the coming months. To find out more about our programme of events please download our Centenary Programme.. To keep everyone informed of all our commemoration plans, and to share a day by day account of events during the occupation…

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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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Quis Separabit? The Connaught Rangers through time and history’

‘Quis Separabit? The Connaught Rangers through time and history’This online conference is funded by the Commemorations Unit, the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the community strand of the Decade of Centenaries Programme and Galway County Council.The conference will go live on Saturday 25 September at 1pm and will be available…

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Dublin Festival of History

Problematic statues, gender history in Ireland, and why we’re obsessed with death: Dublin Festival of History announces its 2021 programme – The free festival will run from 20th September until 10th October, with a mix of in-person and online events – What does the recent Mother and Baby Homes Report tell us about gender history…

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100 Years of Women in Politics and Political Life

100 Years of Women in Politics and Public Life – a ‘pop-up’ museum in Dublin Castle and a programme of events until May.  This ‘pop-up’ museum was launched in December 2018, by Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD on the centenary of the landmark 1918 General Election.  Legislation passed earlier that…

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Lecture Series by Joseph E. A. Connell on Michael Collins

Lecture Series by Joseph E. A. Connell MONDAY 14TH OCTOBER TALLAGHT LIBRARY 6.30PM TUESDAY 15TH OCTOBER CLONDALKIN LIBRARY 7PM WEDNESDAY 16TH OCTOBER LUCAN LIBRARY 7PM THURSDAY 17TH OCTOBER BRAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY ROYAL HOTEL, BRAY 8PM If success can be defined as doing more with less, Michael Collins must be counted as among the great guerrilla…

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The Irish Revolution 1917-1923 – a lecture series.

What happened in Ireland after the 1916 Rising? How did the political, economic and social landscape change and what brought about independence in 1922? Listen back (link here) to a three-part lecture series delivered by Brian Hanley (then Dublin City Council’s Historians-in-Residence for Dublin City Library & Archive). The lecture topics are: Lecture 1- Ireland…

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