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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 […]


Irish Volunteers launched at Rotunda Rink, Dublin

Location Dublin Date Monday, 25 November 1913 The Irish Volunteers launched at Rotunda Rink, Dublin, in response to MacNeill’s article


6 January 2012: The Howth Gun-Running 1914 – Arms for the Rising: Curator’s Talk

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 […]


8 February 2012: Churchill Address centenary in Belfast

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 […]


23 February 2012: Babies on Board: The 1916 Rising

‘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, […]


8 March 2012: Launch of Belfast Lecture Series

This lecture series was organised and funded by the Community Relations Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund, and comprised a series of public lectures in […]


12 March 2012: Third Home Rule Bill Exhibition, Westminster

On 12 March 2012 an exhibition, organised by the Northern Ireland Office, was launched in Westminster to commemorate the centenary of the introduction of the […]


15 March 2012: Féile an Earraig Public Meeting about the Ulster Covenant

As part of Féíle an Earraigh, on Thursday 15 March a public meeting/discussion about the Ulster Covenant was held in Berry Street Presbyterian Church. The […]



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