On Tuesday 8 January 2019 Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan T.D., today (8 January) outlined how the government plans to approach the development of an appropriate programme to mark the remainder of the Decade of Centenaries (2019—2023), marking the publication of ‘Decade of Centenaries: Second Phase Guidance, 2018—2023’ by the Expert Advisory…

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The sixth Dublin Festival of History takes place from 24 September to 7 October. Presented by Dublin City Council and organised by Dublin City Public Libraries, this very ambitious festival has grown in popularity over the years, with a wide range of events – talks, walks, exhibitions, performances – taking place across Dublin’s public library…

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Heritage Week 2018 takes place across the state from Saturday 18 to Sunday 26 August, and, as always, features a vast number of events (large and small) organised nationwide. National Heritage Week is organised by the Heritage Council under the auspices of European Heritage Days, which are a joint initiative of the Council of Europe and the European…

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On Saturday 1 September 2018 the Department of History, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, will hosted a one-day conference entitled ‘Limerick 1918–23: New approaches. This will bring together a range of scholars working on new and innovative aspects of the history of the revolutionary years 1918–1923 in County Limerick. Taking local, national, and global perspectives, the conference will…

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Kildare County Council hosted an open meeting on Wednesday 9 May Kildare County Council on the Ireland 2018-2023 centenary programme from 7.30pm. to 9.30pm in the Hotel Keadeen, Newbridge, Co. Kildare. The council hoped to hear from from local groups, organisations and individuals who may be interested in participating in the continued development and delivery of Kildare…

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