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11 November 2018: Memorial event to mark centenary of 1918 armistice, Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow

On Sunday November 11 2018 a special memorial event marking the centenary of the armistice that ended the First World War took place in the Memorial […]


12 November 2018: ‘Westmeath and the Great War, 1914-1918’, Moate, Co. Westmeath

On Monday 12 November Moate Museum and Historical Society presented a lecture by Ruth Illingworth, entitled ‘Westmeath and the Great War, 1914-1918’. The lecture took […]


11 November 2018: ‘The armed man: a mass for peace, Galway Cathedral, Galway

On 11 November 2018, to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, a combined performance of Karl Jenkins’  The armed man […]


14-23 November 2018: Exhibition on ‘World War One: The Westmeath connection’, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

  Between Wednesday 14 November and Wednesday 23 November 2018, to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, Westmeath County Council […]


14 November 2018: ‘De Valera, 1916-1921: The Rising to the Treaty’, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath

On Wednesday 14 November 2018 Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society  presented a lecture entitled ‘De Valera, 1916-1921: The Rising to the Treaty’, by De Valera’s most […]


15 November 2018: ‘Gallipoli, the GPO and Flanders’, Medieval Mile Museum, Kilkenny

On Thursday 15 November 2018 the Medieval Mile Museum, Kilkenny,  hosted a performance of composer Michael Holohan’s musical and theatrical piece ‘Gallipoli, the GPO and […]


15 November 2018: ‘1918 Ireland: Political and social change’, Loughrea, Co. Galway

On Thursday 15 October 2018 a conference entitled ‘1918 Ireland: Political and social change’ took place in Loughrea, Co. Galway. This conference explored a wide range of […]


15 November 2018: ‘The voice of WW1’, Aidan Heavey Library, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

In November 2018 Westmeath County Libraries presented a series of three seminars hosted by Ciara Murphy exploring three different texts which explore the Irish experience […]


16-30 November 2018: Exhibition: ‘Art and the vote: The visual culture of the Irish women’s suffrage campaign’, Luan Gallery, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Between 16 and 30 November 2018 the Luan Gallery, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, to commemorate the centenary of the first granting of votes to women in […]


16 November 2018: ‘The Great War and Clare’, Ennistymon, Co. Clare

On Friday 16 November 2018, as part of Clare County Library’s Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series, Joe Power delivered a lecture entitled ‘The Great War […]



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