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16 June 2015: Public lecture by Prof. Joe Lee (NYU): ‘Thinking historically about the Decade of Centenaries’, Trinity College Dublin

On Tuesday 16 June 2015 Prof. Joe Lee (NYU) gave a public lecture in Trinity College Dublin entitled ‘Thinking historically about the Decade of Centenaries’. […]


4 June 2015 Newry and Mourne Museum WW1 day trip to PRONI and Cultra

On Thursday 4 June Newry and Mourne Museum  organised a day trip to the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) in Belfast and the […]


28 May 2015: Belfast launch of ‘Letters of 1916’ project, PRONI

On Thursday 28 May the Belfast launch of the Letters of 1916 project took place at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) from 6.30-9.30pm. […]


18 May 2015: ‘The search for 16’, Donegal County Museum, Letterkenny

On Monday 18 May 2015 – International Museum Day 2015 –  Donegal County Museum, High Road, Letterkenny, hosted an event entitled ‘The search for 16’. […]


31 March 2015: Launch of ‘Ireland 2016’ centenary programme, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7

On Tuesday 31 March the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD and Minister of State Aodhán Ó Ríordáin TD were joined […]


26 March 2015: History Ireland ‘Hedge School’: ‘Remembering 1916’, Ulster Museum, Belfast

On 26 March 2015 a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ debate took place in the Ulster Museum, Belfast, as part of a free public evening of debate […]


16 March 2015: Relaunch of Trinity College Dublin online course ‘Irish lives in war and revolution, 1912-1923’

On 16 March 2015 Trinity College Dublin, in partnership with FutureLearn, relaunched its enormously successful MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) ‘Irish lives in war and […]


5 March 2015: ‘Creative Centenaries’ resource fair, Belfast

On 5 March the Creative Centenaries project hosted a resource fair at Titanic Belfast. Organised with the assistance of the Community Relations Council, the Heritage Lottery […]


5 February 2015: Start of lecture series ‘Neither King nor Kaiser: empire, war and rebellion in Ireland, 1912-1919’, Belfast

On 5 February 2015 the Belfast working class history group (BWCHG) launched a lecture series entitled Neither King nor Kaiser: empire, war and rebellion in Ireland, […]


14 January 2015: Lecture series on ‘Ireland and the First World War, Newry & Mourne Museum, Co. Down

In January and February 2015, as part of a Heritage Lottery funded First World War Project, Newry and Mourne Museum is holding an evening lecture […]


14 December 2014: Commemoration of 1914 ‘Christmas truce’, Cavan County Museum

At 4pm on Sunday 14 December Cavan County Museum hosted an event to mark the centenary of the impromptu Christmas truce that took place along the […]


3 December 2014: Jonathan Bardon lecture on ‘Ulster and the First World War, PRONI, Belfast

On 3 December 2014 author and historian Jonathan Bardon gave a lunchtime lecture on ‘Ulster and the First World War’ at the Public Records Office […]


17 November 2014: Launch of 2015 ‘Decade of Centenaries’ All-island schools history competition, Dublin

On Monday 17 November the Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan TD, and the Minister for Education in the north, John O’Dowd MLA,  launched the […]


9 November 2014: Irish government represented at Remembrance Sunday services in Belfast, Dublin, Enniskillen and London

On 9 November 2014—Remembrance Sunday—the Irish government was represented at ceremonies in Belfast, Dublin, Enniskillen and London to commemorate the dead of the First World […]


9 November 2014: History Ireland ‘Hedge School’: ‘The northwest at war, 1914-18’, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal

On Sunday 9 November at 2.30pm a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ debate took place in the Abbey Arts Centre, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, on the topic of ‘The […]



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