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.

‘I am to die for Ireland’

 

‘I am to die for Ireland’ The second part of an exhibition exploring the role of Kilmainham Gaol in Civil War state executionsopens on 8 January, the centenary of the executions of five young former Free State soldiers whowere condemned to death on charges of treason. The exhibition will include the last letters of one…

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Co Louth Cumann na mBan and the Civil War

 

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Staging the Treaty

 

‘Staging The Treaty’ is part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme 2012-2023 supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and broadcast in partnership with RTE.ie/history. ANU Productions have brought to life one of the most significant events in Irish history – the Dáil Debates of 1921/22 with an ensemble cast of…

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BUILDING AS WITNESS Project Awards

 

Crawford Art Gallery has announced six BUILDING AS WITNESS Project Awards. BUILDING AS WITNESS focuses on the site of Crawford Art Gallery (previously Crawford Municipal School of Art) which was witness to fascinating histories of local, national, and international importancesurrounding the Irish Civil War period. The Gallery team is excited to work with the selected artists…

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An exhibition on Cumann na mBan is currently running in Stradbally Library and Art House. The exhibition is part of a long-term and ongoing engagement by Laois Local Studies with projects to remember and record the stories of Laois women in the revolutionary period. Curated by Bernadette Dunne, with the support of Laois Libraries, the…

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The Bulletin and Persons Unknown

 

Two new audio dramas about the Irish War of Independence, inspired by official records. Free, details and registration *here* Post Views: 451

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Foundation of the Irish State

 

UCD to host national conference as part of the State’s Decade of Centenaries programme, marking 100 years since the foundation of the Irish state 2-3 December 2022 Speakers include distinguished academics Prof. Brigid Laffan, Prof. Diarmaid Ferriter, Hon Mr. JusticeGerard Hogan (Supreme Court), Permanent Representative of Ireland to the OECD, UNESCO AmbassadorGerard Keown, Prof. Mary…

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100 Years of Self-Determination

 

Title: International Research Conference 2022: 100 Years of Self-Determination Location: Lighthouse Cinema, Smithfield, Dublin 7 Dates: 9, 10, 11, 12 Nov 2022 This international research conference marks a century since the formation of the Irish Free State in 1922, and will explore the artistic responses to the theme of self-determination through a global lens. The programme features presentations…

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Cultúr – A Decade of Centenaries Event

 

Experience the music, song & dance that carried us through the tumultuous years from 1916 to the end of the Civil War. Times were difficult in Ireland a century ago. The years 1922-1923 saw great unrest, particularly here in Kerry as the people tried to come to terms with a newly emerging independent Ireland.  Our…

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Building As Witness Open Call Project Awards

 

Each worth €12,000 Crawford Art Gallery is committed to exploring our shared histories and to exploratory practice. Up to six project awards are now available as part of the major research project, Building as Witness (6 December 2021 – 17 April 2024). Creative practitioners are invited to apply for one of these €12,000 project awards to develop creative…

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