The Pat Walsh Memorial Society (Kilkenny) held several events this year, including the parade held during the Pat Walsh Memorial Weekend (2019 parade in picture)   Captain Patrick Walsh DUNNAMAGGIN B. COY. 8th Batt. Kilkenny Brigade I.R.A.         The circumstances of Pat Walsh’s death can be read in Kilkenny: In Times of…

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Loughrea Memorial Group Conference ‘Democracy and the People’ Full details and registration *here* Date: Thursday 7th November 2019 Time: 9.30am – 5pm Venue: Loughrea Hotel and Spa, Loughrea, Co Galway EVENT COST: €10 INCLUDES TEA/COFFEE & LUNCH 9.30 am – 10.00am       Registration & Tea/Coffee 10.00 am – 10.15am    Welcome by Cllr Jimmy McClearn, Cathaoirleach, Galway County Council…

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Launch of History Competition for Schools 2020 The ‘Decade of Centenaries’ Irish History competition for schools (primary and post-primary) is an annual competition sponsored by the Department of Education and Skills and the School of History, UCC. It is also supported by History Ireland magazine. Students may enter the competition with projects in either English or Irish.…

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A major new national exhibition entitled Women in Politics and Public Life 1918 to 2018 – a Pop-Up Museum is set to go on display in County Roscommon at Áras an Chontae. The exhibition is part of the decade of centenaries programme of Roscommon County Council which explores 100 years of women’s participation in politics…

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The ‘pop-up’ museum ‘100 Years of Women in Politics and Public Life’ is currently running at Donegal County Museum until 30 June, 2019. In honour of this, The National Women’s Council of Ireland is hosting an event at the County Museum in Letterkenny – ‘Celebrating Women and 120 years of Local Government’ on Thursday 13th June 11am-2pm…

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As part of Kildare’s Decade of Commemorations, the third Irish Military Seminar will be held 13-15 June 2019 in the Riverbank Arts Centre & Newbridge Community Library.   Thursday 6th June at Newbridge Library @ 7pm Official opening of the Seminar Book Launch — A Bloody Dawn: The Irish at D-Day, Dan Harvey Free, booking essential Newbridge Library…

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On Friday 12 April 2019 the Linen Hall Library, Belfast, will host a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ debate on ‘”A century of women”’: From 1919 in the wake of the Great War up to 2019′. This Hedge School runs in conjunction with the current women’s history exhibition at the Linen Hall Library which aims to showcase…

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In March 2019 Glasnevin Trust, in conjunction with the School of History and Humanities at Trinity College Dublin, is hosting its annual Spring lecture series on the theme of ‘Social History and the Irish Revolution’ every Wednesday evening in March at 7.00pm. The first lecture in the series was delivered by Prof. Linda Connolly (Maynooth…

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On Friday 14 and Saturday 15 December 2018 the Women’s History Association of Ireland’s (WHAI) 2018 annual conference, entitled“‘Why not a woman?’ Celebrating women in public and private life in Ireland, 1918-2018”, took place in Dublin Castle, Dublin 2. This conference marks the centenary of the achievement of limited suffrage for women, and is supported…

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