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.
‘Babies on Board’ is a regular series of family-friendly events at the National Museum of Ireland. At the ‘1916 Rising’ event on 23 February 2012, parents and their children were given an opportunity to discover more about the 1916 Rising with curator Sandra Heise. The group were given the chance to examine important documents from…
The Belfast Celtic Society staged an event – “Winston for Paradise,” which took place at St Mary’s University College on the hundredth anniversary of Winston Churchill’s speech in favour of Home Rule in Belfast. Organised by the Belfast Celtic Society, a special dramatic production, Home Rule, saw local actor Alan McKee deliver the speech made…
The Curator of the Asgard exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland, Sandra Heise, gave a 30 minute talk on 6 January detailing how, in July 1914, Asgard sailed into Dublin carrying a shipment of guns for the Irish Volunteers, setting the stage for Easter 1916. This was the first event in the lead up…
Date Wednesday, 4 December 1913
Location Dublin Date Monday, 25 November 1913 The Irish Volunteers launched at Rotunda Rink, Dublin, in response to MacNeill’s article
Publication of Eoin MacNeill’s article ‘The North Began’ in the Gaelic League organ An Claidheamh Soluis, advocating formation of nationalist equivalent to UVF
Date Friday, 1 November 1913 Publication of Eoin MacNeill’s article ‘The North Began’ in the Gaelic League organ An Claidheamh Soluis, advocating formation of nationalist equivalent to UVF. From Century Ireland: Read ‘The North Began’.
Date Monday, 27 Oct 1913