Beyond 2022

The Inside the Railings: A Portrait of Life within the Public Record Office of Ireland event which took place in the Appeal Court, the Four Courts on Thursday, 14 April can be found by following the link here: Dr Ciarán Wallace, Deputy Director of Beyond 2022, and the Department’s Zoë Reid, Keeper at the National Archives, were…

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Carlow Co Co Decade of Centenaries

We are delighted to announce that the latest episode in the Carlow County Council Decade of Centenaries Video Series premiered on Thursday evening, 14 April, at 8pm, on our YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/WINPhJxk4T0 In this episode Dr. Shay Kinsella speaks to Carlow Libraries’ Christopher Power, and outlines the origins and impact of County Carlow’s journey to Independence.…

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Wexford Digitisation Day

Wexford County Council Decade of Centenaries Plan 2022     Following on from the successful digitisation day held in Wexford library branch in December 2021, Wexford libraries are holding another day in Wexford Library, Mallin Street, Wexford on Friday, 29th April 2022.

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Decade of Centenaries – Department of Justice 2022 Programme

The Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee TD, has today launched the justice sector programme of commemorative events for 2022-2024 as part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme. The Minister said: “Over the past decade, we have collectively reflected on many of the formative events in the history of our State as part of the Decade…

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Dundalk Jail during the Civil War

Launch of ‘Dundalk Jail during the Civil War’ The launch of a short-film and accompanying booklet on ‘Dundalk Jail during the Civil War’ took place in Louth County Archives Service on 23rd March 2022 to commemorate the forthcoming centenary of the ‘Hole in the Wall’ escape that occurred in July 1922. It was launched by…

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Civil War in County Kildare

Civil War in County Kildare 1922-1923  Cogadh Cathartha i gContae Chill Dara 1922-1923 A poster of an illustrated timeline of the Civil War in Co. Kildare has been produced as part of Kildare County Council’s Decade of Commemorations programme to mark the 100th anniversary of its outbreak in June 1922. It details the main events…

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Annie Vivanti – An Anglo-Italian Writer and Irish Independence

Tuesday 12 April, 7pm Speaker: Dr Bianca Rita Cataldi Annie Vivanti (1866-1942) was a prolific Anglo-Italian writer who spent her life between Italy, England, Switzerland, Ireland and the United States. A transnational artist and intellectual, Vivanti married the Anglo-Irish lawyer John Smith Chartres, a member of Sinn Féin. In retracing the steps of her adventurous and…

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Landscapes of Revolution Archaeology Project; The Tipperary Old IRA Map

In late 2021 the Tipperary County Council Heritage Officer and the Landscapes of Revolution Project at Abarta Heritage were alerted to the existence of an early 20th century Ordnance Survey map that appeared to bear annotations from the Revolutionary period. These markings, in different coloured inks, include what seem to be trails and routes together with the…

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