On Saturday 25 November 2017 the Western Front Association (Dublin) hosted a one day conference on the First World War in  the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7. Speakers included Gary Sheffield (Wolverhampton), Ronan McGreevy (Irish Times) and Col. Brendan O’Shea. The full programme is available here. Learn…

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On Saturday 28 January 2017 the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts and History, Collins Barracks, Dublin 7, hosted a conference for senior cycle Leaving Certificate teachers and students entitled ‘All changed, changed utterly: Revising the Rising’. This will focus on the aftermath and legacy of the Easter Rising of 1916. Speakers included Donal…

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On 8 December 2016 the National Museum of Ireland, and Poetry Ireland hosted an evening of performance, music and conversation to mark Dermot Bolger’s residency at the museum. As part of the National Museum of Ireland’s Decade of Centenaries Public Programme, poet, playwright and novelist Dermot Bolger held his six-month residency with us in Collins Barracks…

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