On Saturday 18 November 2017 Universities Ireland, the network of university presidents and vice-chancellors on the island of Ireland, sponsored the sixth in a series of conferences to commemorate the centenary of key events in the history of modern Ireland ranging from the Ulster Covenant, through the First World War and the 1916 Rising, to…

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On Saturday 9 September 2017 Trinity College Dublin, in association with Glasnevin Trust, presented a one-day seminar on ‘Ireland after the Rising, 1916-18’. This seminar explored the changes in Irish political life after the Easter Rising to examine how violent insurrection by a minority faction of nationalists in Easter 1916 was transformed into a landslide political…

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On Monday 24 April 2017 the Irish Historical Society’s April meeting presented a panel discussion entitled ‘Commemorating 1916: A Retrospective Discussion’, with Prof. David Fitzpatrick (Trinity College Dublin), Dr Lisa Godson (National College of Art and Design) and Lar Joye (National Museum of Ireland). The discussion took place at 7pm in the Neill Hoey Lecture Theatre, Trinity…

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