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.
New Bursary Scheme for the Decade of Centenaries Programme 2022/2023 The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, has announced a new bursary scheme, in partnership with the The Royal Irish Academy, for the final phase of the Decade of Centenaries. The objective of the bursary scheme is to encourage…
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A century of partition has caused huge changes and left deep scars on both sides of the Irish border. Darach MacDonald’s new book-length poem, Border 1921-2021: A Centennial Calibration, counts the cost of division along the entire length of the frontier in a catalogue of atrocities, remembered vividly in close communities but often forgotten elsewhere….
How archaeological approaches can contribute towards our understanding of this pivotal period in Irish history. About this event UCD School of Archaeology in association with Abarta Heritage and the Landscapes of Revolution Project are hosting a one-day FREE online public conference titled: “Material Legacies: The Archaeology of the Irish Revolutionary Period” Saturday 26 March from…