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

 

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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Landscapes of Revolution Archaeology Project; The Tipperary Old IRA Map

 

In late 2021 the Tipperary County Council Heritage Officer and the Landscapes of Revolution Project at Abarta Heritage were alerted to the existence of an early 20th century Ordnance Survey map that appeared to bear annotations from the Revolutionary period. These markings, in different coloured inks, include what seem to be trails and routes together with the…

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Foxrock Local History Club

 

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Border 1921-2021: A Centennial Calibration, Series of Readings

 

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….

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Material Legacies: The Archaeology of the Irish Revolutionary Period

 

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…

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Wilful Murder. Lt. John Hubert Wogan-Browne, Kildare,

 

Wilful Murder. Lt. John Hubert Wogan-Browne, Kildare, 10 February 1922. by Mark D. McLoughlin Wilful Murder. Lt. John Hubert Wogan-Browne, Kildare, 10 February 1922 by Mark McLoughlin, is the latest publication which has been produced as part of the Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations programme. On 10 February 1922, a British Army officer, Lt. Wogan-Browne,…

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Sport and Strife: The Civil War and the rise of Kerry’s Greatest Football Team

 

Killorglin Archive Society Presents the first event in its Decade of Centenaries’ Commemorative Programme 2022: Sport and Strife: The Civil War and the rise of Kerry’s Greatest Football Team A lecture by Dr. Richard McElligott CYMS, Killorglin Saturday 5th February, at 12 noon Commemorating the role of the GAA in Kerry and the bitter legacy…

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Seeing Ireland Art, Culture and Power in Paris, 1922.

 

In early 1922 the Irish State organised a seminal art exhibition at a fashionable art gallery in Paris: Galerie Barbazanges. The Exposition D’Art Irlandais launched the emerging Irish nation on the world stage. Visitors to this site can visit an immersive recreation of the exhibition and, for the first time in 100 years, experience Irish…

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‘Burning the Country House’ Online Lecture Series

 

A series of lectures hosted by the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish houses and Estates, History Department, Maynooth University. The lecture series is supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Historical Strand of the Decade of Centenaries Programme. These talks run in tandem with the exhibition Burning…

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Kathleen McKenna Award

 

Margaret Fitzgibbon, Leah Hilliard and Nicola Sheehan are winners of the Meath County Council Cultural Services ‘Kathleen McKenna Award’. The award commemorates the Irish republican activist and journalist Kathleen Napoli McKenna, born in Oldcastle, Co Meath. Details *here* Post Views: 216

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