Ulster

13 September 2017: Launch of ‘Atlas of the Irish Revolution’, Irish Architectural Archive, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 13 September the Irish Architectural Archive, 45 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, hosted the launch of the Atlas of the Irish Revolution, edited by John Crowley, Donal Ó Drisceoil and Mike Murphy, with John Borgonovo, and published by Cork University Press. The Atlas of the Irish Revolution is a landmark publication that presents scholarship…

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28-29 June 2017: Launches of Terence Dooley’s ‘Monaghan: the Irish Revolution, 1912-23’, Co. Monaghan

On Wednesday 28 June and Thursday 29 June Four Courts Press presented two launches of the latest in its series of county histories of the Irish revolution: Terence Dooley’s Monaghan. In 1912, Monaghan unionists, together with unionists in wider Ulster, prepared to prevent the implementation of home rule. In their thousands, they signed the Ulster…

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12 June 2017: ‘Commemoration and conflict in Ireland’, Queen’s University Belfast

On Monday 12 June 2017 the Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, hosted the second symposium of the ‘Commemorating partition and Civil Wars in Ireland, 2020-23’ project, entitled ‘Commemoration and conflict in Ireland’. Speakers included Gavin Foster (Concordia) and Anne Dolan (TCD), and the event also incorporated a keynote lecture by Richard Kearney (Boston…

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30 March 2017: Community Relations Council (NI) Decade of Centenaries discussion: ‘Education, outreach and creativity’, DiverseCity Partnership, Derry-Londonderry

On Thursday 30 March 2017 the Community Relations Council (NI) hosted the third and final of its ‘Decade of Centenaries’ discussions. In recent years the Home Rule crisis, the Ulster Covenant, the rise of the labour movement, women and suffrage, the events leading up to outbreak of the First World War, Jutland, the Easter Rising…

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10 March 2017: ‘Commemorating partition and Civil Wars in Ireland’, Queen’s University Belfast

On Friday 10 March 2017 the Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University Belfast, hosted a symposium on ‘Commemorating partition and Civil Wars in Ireland, 2020-23: Civil Wars and their legacies in Ireland’. Speakers included Bill Kissing (LSE), Gemma Clark (Exeter), and David Armitage (Harvard). Download the full schedule. From History Ireland: Michael Laffan on the partition…

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24 February 2017: Community Relations Council (NI) Decade of Centenaries discussion: ‘District councils & museum services’, PRONI, Belfast

On Friday 24 February 2017 the Community Relations Council (NI) hosted the second of three ‘Decade of Centenaries’ discussions. In recent years the Home Rule crisis, the Ulster Covenant, the rise of the labour movement, women and suffrage, the events leading up to outbreak of the First World War, Jutland, the Easter Rising and the…

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20-24 February 2017: ‘The warp and weft of herstory: the 20th century history of the women of Newry and Mourne’, Newry and Mourne Museum, Co. Down

From Monday 20 to Friday 24 February 2017 Newry and Mourne Museum hosted a series of afternoon lectures on the theme ‘The warp and weft of herstory: the 20th century history of the women of Newry and Mourne’. Topics included the history of women in the region during the twentieth century broadly, the revolutionary era, the…

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16 February 2017: ‘On the brink: the politics of conflict. Share the learning’ seminar, Drumalis Retreat and Conference Centre, 47 Glanarm Road, Larne, Co. Antrim BT401DT

On 16 February 2017 Mid-Antrim Museums Service in association with Causeway Museums Service presented a one-day seminar entitled ‘On the brink: the politics of conflict. Share the learning’ seminar, This is the final seminar for the ‘On the Brink: The Politics of Conflict 1914- 16’, a three-year project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, and…

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