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Delivering Justice: The Law Courts in Dublin Castle (1923 – 1931)

‘Delivering Justice: The Law Courts in Dublin Castle (1923 – 1931)’ The ‘Delivering Justice’ exhibition showcases some rarely-seen-before images of the State Apartment rooms being fitted and used for court purposes – St Patrick’s Hall, for example, was transformed into a makeshift law library – as well as reproductions of the legal diaries that were…

Oratory of the Sacred Heart at the dlr LexIcon in Dún Laoghaire

The Oratory of the Sacred Heart was built on the grounds of St. Mary’s Dominican Convent in 1918 and dedicated to the Sacred Heart in 1919. It commemorates the many local Irishmen who fought and died in the Great War. From 1920-36, it was hand-painted by Sr Concepta Lynch, a Dominican nun at St. Mary’s…

History Roadshow 2020

History Roadshow 2020 1920: Year of Terror 2020 marks the tenth year of Pegasus Consulting’s History Roadshow. Fronted by Dr Myles Dungan, the presenter of RTE’s History Show, the hugely successful roadshow series has toured the country since 2010, with The Fighting Irish (2010-), The Great War Roadshow (2014/15), Paths To Freedom (2016/17), Mná na…

Kilkenny 1919-23 Autumn Lecture Series

For access to the full programme click on the link *here*

Launch of History Competition for Schools 2020

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.…

Kilkenny: Decade of Centenaries 2019 Programme of events

                                       Decade of Centenaries 2019 Programme of events Each of these initiatives is supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht under the Community Strand of the Decade of Centenaries programme. For full details see…