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.

Decade of Centenaries Awardees announced

 

Decade of Centenaries Awardees announcedSupporting new local research and local history studies The Royal Irish Academy today announces the twenty Decade of Centenaries Bursaryscheme awardees, as part of the final year of the Decade of Centenaries Programme 2012-2023, supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.This year, the scheme is dedicated…

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‘hearts ne’er waver’: The Women Prisoners of the Irish Civil War

 

OPW presents two new exhibitions in Kilmainham Gaol Museum on the experiences of women prisoners during the Irish Civil War 30 May 2023 to 30 April 2024 The Office of Public Works (OPW) at Kilmainham Gaol Museum presents two special exhibitions to mark the centenary of the imprisonment of over 600 women during the Irish…

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Centenary of Laurence Ginnell’s death to be marked in Delvin

 

Ambassador of Argentina to unveil plaque in centre of village A special event to mark 100 years since the death of the former MP and TD, Laurence Ginnell (1852-1923) will be held in Delvin on the afternoon of Sunday, May 14 (3pm). The event will incorporate the unveiling of a plaque to the memory of…

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‘From Behind the Walls’ to recent Archaeological Discoveries to ‘I want nothing only what is just’- Donegal County Museum hosts a programme of free talks in May

 

During the month of May, Donegal County Museum has organised a short programme of talks to suit all interests from the archaeology of Donegal to the pivotal events of the Decade of Centenaries. Join Judith McCarthy, Curator of Donegal County Museum uncovers stories of casualties and survivors from the First World War in her talk…

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8th May @ 7.45pm Protestant and Irish – The minority’s search for place in independent Ireland, a talk by Dr Ida Milne Celbridge Community Library St Patrick’s Park, Celbridge

 

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2023 Roger Casement Summer School(Fri 5, Sat 6 May)

 

Sessions at the Summer School will focus on topics of current interest and Casement himself. On the Friday morning a lecture on Shaping a New and United Ireland by Professor Colin Harvey of the Ireland’s Future movement will be responded to by Fine Gael Senator Emer Currie.This will be followed by an open discussion. Two neglected…

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Collaborative bilingual conference: Díchoilíniú: Teanga, Pobal agus Cultúr | Decolonisation: Language, Community, Culture

 

Date: 5 May 2023Time: 9:00 – 17:00Location: St. Comgall’s, 277 Falls Road, Belfast BT12 6FD  Is deis atá sa siompóisiam seo iniúchadh agus plé a dhéanamh ar an obair mhór atá déanta ag gníomhaithe teanga agus pobail, scoláirí agus staraithe, ealaíontóirí agus ceoltóirí – le breis agus céad bliain anuas – agus iad ag féachaint…

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Waterford and the Farm Labourers’ Strike of 1923

 

As part of their ongoing commemorations programme the Waterford CommemorationsCommittee are hosting a seminar on May 4th in the Park Hotel, Dungarvan to mark the FarmLabourers’ strike of 100 years ago in 1923. Attendance at the seminar is free of charge. Registration *here* The half day seminar involves presentations by Dr Emmett O’Connor, Dr Pat…

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Untold Stories

 

Tipperary Museum of Hidden History presents… ‘Untold Stories’ A new Civil War exhibition traces the historic and contentious period of Civil War in Ireland and highlights aspects of Tipperary’s involvement through the men and women on the ground. The exhibition is an explosion of colourised photographs from 1921 – 1924, expertly and accurately remastered. The…

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‘The Other Civil War’

 

‘The Other Civil War’ Zoom Talk With Myles Dungan (RTÉ History Show) County Kildare Decade of Commemorations are hosting an online talk by Myles Dungan (RTÉ History Show) on Thursday 20th April at 7PM. Titled ‘The Other Civil War’, this talk centres on the relatively unknown story of the hated land seizures of 1919-23. Free State…

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