National and Local

The Local Government Archivists and Records Managers in association with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government have produced this booklet outlining the events of the local elections in 1920.

These were the first elections in Ireland to use Proportional Representation (PR) and the elections were undertaken while Ireland was still gripped by the War of Independence.

Encounters with Jack B. Yeats

 

To mark the occasion of Jack B Yeats 150th anniversary, The Model presented a new six-episode Podcast series, called Encounters with Jack B Yeats. The series featured rediscovered original audio of Yeats in conversation with curator Thomas MacGreevy; re-enacted source material by Yeats’ peer, the writer and activist Dorothy Macardle; alongside contemporary responses by artists Ruth Clinton…

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Louth Decade of Centenaries

 

Border 100

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Minister Martin to open Treaty 1921 – Records from the Archives exhibition in London

 

Minister Martin to open Treaty 1921 – Records from the Archives exhibition in London The exhibition opening will mark 100 years from the start of negotiations on the Anglo-Irish Treaty at 10, Downing Street on 11 October 1921 Irish and British Treaties to be reunited 100 years after signing The Anglo-Irish Treaty is one of…

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Clare County Library History Week

 
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Negotiations: New Perspectives and Appraisals of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, 1921-2021

 

Negotiating the Negotiations: New Perspectives and Appraisals of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, 1921-2021 University College Cork School of History. Registration *here* October 2021 marks the centenary of the Anglo-Irish Conference held in London which lasted from 11 October to 6 December 1921.  The negotiations produced the Anglo-Irish Treaty, which created the Irish Free State following its approval…

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History, Storytelling and the 1916 Rising

 

History, Storytelling and the 1916 Rising –  In Conversation with Cilian Fennell – Creator & Producer of RTÉ’s Award-Winning Centenary (2016) Global Irish Network webinar Hosted by the Irish History Research Group, University of Edinburgh Wednesday 6 October 20217.00 pm BST/ 2.00 pm EST Zoom Followed by a Panel DiscussionSarah-Anne Buckley (NUIG)Roisín Higgins (Teesside)P. J. Mathews…

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Quis Separabit? The Connaught Rangers through time and history’

 

‘Quis Separabit? The Connaught Rangers through time and history’This online conference is funded by the Commemorations Unit, the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the community strand of the Decade of Centenaries Programme and Galway County Council.The conference will go live on Saturday 25 September at 1pm and will be available…

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Seán Russell and the IRA

 

Seán Russell and the IRA Worthy successor of Tone and Casement? For over half a century, the statue of IRA Chief-of-Staff Seán Russell in Fairview Park has been both a flashpoint of controversy and site of devoted Irish republican pilgrimage. But who was this key IRA figure of the early 20th century – and what…

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Everest Expedition

 

Westmeath County Council, with funding from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, through their Decade of Centenaries Programme, has commissioned a Digital Exhibition to mark the Centenary of the first Everest Expedition led by Charles Howard Bury of Belvedere House. The Everest Expedition took several months and culminated on 20th– 24th September…

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Eamon Duggan

 

New Publication coming from Meath County Council Available on 7th December, the centenary of the Treaty, from Antonia’s bookshop in Trim https://antoniasbookstore.com/ and all branches of Meath County Council Library Service. —————————————————— Longwood-native Eamon Duggan, with Robert Barton, made the final arrangements for the truce. Appointed chief Irish liaison officer, he accompanied Éamon de Valera…

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