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.

NI Centenary Talks Programme 2021

 

NI Centenary Talks Programme 2021 As part of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council’s Centenary Programme, marking 100 years since the foundation of Northern Ireland, we are pleased to announce a new series of talks.  The programme reflects on a range of Centenary-related themes, including history, sports, industry, the arts and identity, and feature Dr Éamon Phoenix,…

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Louth Co Archives Research Guide for Archival Sources for 1912-23

 

The aim of the Guide is to inform people of the wealth of sources on the 1912-1923 Decade of Centenaries period that is available in Louth County Archives. These sources are contained in both the public archive collections and the private archive collections that have been donated. The links are:  In English: https://www.louthcoco.ie/en/services/archives/research-guides/research-guide-8-archival-sources-for-1912-1923-in-louth-county-archives.pdf In Irish:…

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Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society

 

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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Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Historian in Residence

 

Historian in Residence for Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown 2021 Decade of Centenaries programme Tender details *here*

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Roscommon County Council Culture Night Commission

 

Roscommon County Council Culture Night Commission1921::2021 The Culture Night – Decade of Centenaries 1921::2021 Commission marks the second in a series of artisticcommissions inviting artists to reflect on Roscommon’s role in the struggle for independence. The 2021 commission to the value of €15,000 is supported by the Community Strand of the 2021 Decade ofCentenaries Programme…

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Kerry 100 years ago – from the Library archives

 

On the first Tuesday of the month, archivist with Kerry Library, Mike Lynch looks at the events that were making the headlines in Kerry exactly 100 years ago. Available *here*

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Midwives of the Nation

 
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NORTH KERRY WAR OF INDEPENDENCE LECTURE SERIES

 

NORTH KERRY WAR OF INDEPENDENCE LECTURE SERIES Despite the perception held for some time that Kerry was relatively inactive during the War of Independence, the first six months of 1921 in Listowel and North Kerry was a turbulent time. The very first day of the year witnessed the death of Listowel IRA volunteer and student…

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Inside the GPO

 

‘Inside the GPO’ by Colin Murphy Filmed by Fishamble: The New Play Company in 2016 & will be streamed 1-5th April 2021. Supported by Culture Ireland under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 Programme Creative Imagination Strand. Tickets €10 (€5 conc) https://www.fishamble.com/itgpo.html

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Donegal’s Decade of Centenaries 2021 Programme

 

Lectures, History, Art, a Virtual Tour, Memorials and More to Form Part of Donegal’s Decade of Centenaries 2021 Programme Donegal County Museum is delighted to announce funding has been secured by Donegal County Council’s Culture Division from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sports and Media under the Community Strand of the 2021 Decade…

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