Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society are again hosting an online lecture series on the War of Independence with special focus on the local impact of this defining moment in our history. The series will be facilitated each Wednesday for four weeks, beginning on Wednesday 14th April at 8pm. On 14th April…

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WOMEN’S VOICES FROM THE PAST- Revolutionary Times Donegal County Museum, the Regional Cultural Centre and the Museum and Heritage Service of Derry City and Strabane District Council have commissioned and produced a series of six short video pieces which highlight the experiences of women during the Revolutionary Period (1919-1923). These videos provide snapshots of the…

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To celebrate International Women’s Day 2021,  Cavan County Museum are sharing their short film ‘The Messenger’ highlighting the often overlooked role of women in history, filmed at Cavan County Museum outdoor exhibition space.  https://www.facebook.com/cavanmuseum/videos/920090112078132

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Unique community initiative in Cahir celebrates International Women’s Day People of the town wake up to surprise installation overnight. Cahir, 8 March 2021 – In a unique community initiative, compliant with COVID-19 restrictions and supported by Tipperary County Council and Cahir Social and Historical Society, Cahir is today celebrating International Women’s Day. By stealth and under…

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1918-1929 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000-2018 Introduction to the Virtual Tour of the Pop-Up Museum, ‘Women in Politics and Public Life, from 1918 to 2018’ We hope that you enjoy this narrated virtual tour of ‘Women in Politics and Public Life, from 1918 to 2018’ – an innovative Pop-Up Museum, curated by…

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As part of the ‘Decade of Centenaries’ commemorations, the Department of Education is inviting schools and students at all levels of primary and post-primary schools across Ireland, in the 2020/2021 school year, to enter the annual schools’ history competition. The selected themes have a particular link to events of a century ago across the island of…

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Stirring Up the Nation: Revolutionary Women 1912-1923. The County Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee is delighted to present historian and author Liz Gillis in conversation with Mario Corrigan of the County Kildare Library Service, filmed at the Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge.   Liz is the author of six books about the Irish Revolution including ‘Revolution…

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Historian John Dorney and New Island Books have very kindly shared a short extract from John’s new book, Peace After the Final Battle. The book is available to buy *here* Extract: By the winter of 1920, following the deployment of British reinforcements in the form ‘Black and Tan’ recruits to the RIC and the Auxiliary…

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The Year 1920 – Irish Trailblazers, National and International A special lunchtime event, hosted online by Dr Sinéad McCoole, on Tuesday, 22nd September 2020 You are invited to attend this lunchtime lecture, which takes place online next Tuesday, 22nd September, from 1 pm to 2 pm. Admission is free and everyone is welcome. You can…

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