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21 March 2012: National Library Europeana Collection Day

Europeana (Europe’s digital library, museum and archive), in conjunction with Oxford University, is building the first ever online European archive of private stories and documents […]


29 March 2012: Carson Lecture at Iveagh House, Dublin

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Eamon Gilmore T.D., hosted a commemorative lecture by First Minister Mr. Peter Robinson MLA, on […]


29 March 2012: ’16 Lives’ series launch

  On Thursday 29 March 2012 the GPO on O’Connell St, Dublin, was the venue for the launch of a new series of biographies to […]


8 April 2012: 96th anniversary commemoration of Easter Rising

The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, attended the ceremony to mark the 96th anniversary of the Easter Rising at the GPO on Easter Sunday April 8th, […]


11 April 2012: John Redmond memorial address, Waterford

11 April 2012 was the centenary of the introduction of Third Home Rule Bill for Ireland in the Westminster parliament.   To mark the anniversary […]


12 April 2012: ‘Titanic’ commemoration, Cobh

  On 12 April 2012 over 5,000 people attended a commemoration service in Cobh, held for all those who died on the Titanic. The luxury liner […]


19 April 2012: Presbyterian Conference: ‘Citizenship, Covenant and Christ’, Belfast

On 19 April 2012 Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, spoke at a conference of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland to mark […]


20 April 2012: Launch of Roger Casement exhibition, National Museum

On 20 April 2012 Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan, TD, launched an exhibition of artifacts relating to the life of Sir Roger […]


25 April 2012: ANZAC Day

Alan Shatter TD, Minister for Justice Equality and Defence attended the ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Dawn Remembrance Service at Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Blackhorse […]


28 April 2012: ‘Understanding 1916 – Approaching 2016’, National Museum

  The National Museum of Ireland held a day of talks and discussion on Saturday 28 April at Collins Barracks to mark the 96th anniversary […]



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