In March 2019 Glasnevin Trust, in conjunction with the School of History and Humanities at Trinity College Dublin, hosted its annual Spring lecture series on the theme of ‘Social History and the Irish Revolution’ every Wednesday evening in March at 7.00pm. The fourth and final lecture in the series was delivered by Dr Richard McElligott…

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In March 2019 Glasnevin Trust, in conjunction with the School of History and Humanities at Trinity College Dublin,  hosted its annual Spring lecture series on the theme of ‘Social History and the Irish Revolution’ every Wednesday evening in March at 7.00pm. The third lecture in the series was delivered by Dr Brian Hughes (Mary Immaculate…

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In March 2019 Glasnevin Trust, in conjunction with the School of History and Humanities at Trinity College Dublin, is hosting its annual Spring lecture series on the theme of ‘Social History and the Irish Revolution’ every Wednesday evening in March at 7.00pm. The second lecture in the series was delivered by Prof. Terence Dooley (Maynooth…

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In March 2019 Glasnevin Trust, in conjunction with the School of History and Humanities at Trinity College Dublin, is hosting its annual Spring lecture series on the theme of ‘Social History and the Irish Revolution’ every Wednesday evening in March at 7.00pm. The first lecture in the series was delivered by Prof. Linda Connolly (Maynooth…

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On Friday 22 September 2017 Glasnevin Cemetery, Finglas Road, Dublin 11, hosted the official state commemoration of the centenary of the death of Thomas Ashe (1885-1917). Originally from Kerry and a teacher by profession, Ashe was a prominent activist in most of the major nationalist organisations of the pre-independence period, including the Gaelic League, the…

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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 Sunday 20 August 2017 Glasnevin Trust hosted the annual Collins-Griffith commemoration, marking the deaths of both Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins in August 1922. Each year, in mid-August, the Collins-Griffith Commemoration Society organises the ceremony at Glasnevin Cemetery to commemorate the lives and legacies of two of the chief architects of the Irish Free State.…

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On Thursday July 20th at 6.30pm, Glasnevin Trust hosted a public information meeting regarding the proposed construction of the ‘1916 citizens chapel’. The meeting will be held in the Milestone Gallery in the Glasnevin Cemetery museum building. All were welcome to attend.  The meeting provided those present with the opportunity to learn more about ‘The…

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