On Thursday 23 February 2017 Glasnevin Trust and Trinity College Dublin presented the fifth in a series of lectures on ‘Ireland and the world after the Rising’. Liz Gillis (RTÉ) will present a lecture entitled ‘The Hales brothers and the Irish revolution, 1916-23’. This told the story of the Hales brothers from West Cork epitomises the whole revolutionary…

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On Thursday 16 February 2017 Glasnevin Trust and Trinity College Dublin presented the fourth in a series of lectures on ‘Ireland and the world after the Rising’. Conor Kostick will present a lecture entitled ‘Ireland and the Russian Revolution, 1917′. The Irish revolutionary period of 1916 – 1923 was profoundly shaped by its international context. And…

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On Saturday 28 January 2017 Dublin City University hosted a public symposium entitled ‘1917 aftermath of rebellion’, exploring Irish life in the months following the Easter Rising of 1916. It explained how the 1916 Rising became the catalyst for the creation of an independent Irish state,  assessed aspects of life in Ireland after the Rising and…

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On Monday 14 November 2016 Hedge the Fellowship of the Messines Association hosted a debate in Belfast City Hall on ‘The 1916 centenaries: an opportune time for reflection?’. This consisted of a discussion of the Somme and the Great War from a variety of perspectives, and was an opportunity for thoughtful reflection, wide-ranging discussion in a…

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On Wednesday 11 March 2015 at 6.30pm the National Archives of Ireland  hosted the Dublin launch of Diarmaid Ferriter’s A nation and not a rabble: the Irish Revolution, 1913-1923. Ferriter is Professor of modern Irish history at UCD, and his new book is a comprehensive study of the historiography, events and legacies of the revolutionary decade 1913-1923. The…

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