Events

Published in Editorial, Issue 2 (March/April 2016)

MARCH

03 Thur 1pm
National Museum, Kildare Street.
Beating the retreat? The final hours of the Rising in Moore Street, Franc Myles.

03 Thur 7pm
DLR 1916 Rising Committee, dlr Lexicon, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire.
Captain Jack White, Leo Keohane.

03 Thur 7pm
Trinity College Dublin and Glasnevin Trust, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum.
From shoebox to window-box: commemoration of the First World War in Ireland from 1919 to the present day, Tom Burke. Adm. €10.

08 Tues 8.15pm
Skerries Historical Society, Keane’s Bus Bar, Skerries.
Skerries women of Cumann na mBan, Marie Bashford Synnott.

10 Thur 7pm
DLR 1916 Rising Committee, dlr Lexicon, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire.
Michael Mallin, Brian Hughes.

12 Sat 9.30am
Co. Kildare Archaeological Society, Killashee House Hotel, Naas.
Seminar: Remembering 1916, Roy Foster, Ray Gillespie, Darragh Gannon, Mario Corrigan, Séamas Ó Maitiú, Gerard Long, John Martin (Rtd). Adm. €30. www.kildarearchsoc.ie, hughecrawford@gmail.com.

13 Sun 3pm
National Museum, Collins Barracks.
‘The strange thing that I am’: a look at the life of P.H. Pearse, Brian Crowley.

15 Tues 7.30pm
National Maritime Museum of Ireland, Haig Terrace, Dún Laoghaire.
Asgard: on the road to the Rising and beyond, Pat Murphy.

19 Sat 8pm
Donegal Historical Society, Heritage Centre, Ardara.
McGill Lecture: The revolutionary generation in south-west Donegal, Breandán MacSuibhne.

22 Tues 8pm
Howth Peninsula Heritage Society, Angling Centre, West Pier.
Lawrence O’Neill, lord mayor of Dublin 1917–1924, patriot and man of peace, Tom Morrissey.

23 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Mary (Molly) Adrien, Cumann na mBan Volunteer, 1916, Frank Whearity.

23 Wed 7pm
Bray Cualann Historical Society, Library, Eglinton Road.
North Wicklow in 1916, Brian White.

24 Thur 7pm
DLR 1916 Rising Committee, dlr Lexicon, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire.
Major John McBride, Donal Fallon.

30 Wed 2pm
National Museum, Collins Barracks.
Proclaiming a republic: the 1916 Rising curator’s tour, Brenda Malone.

31 Thur 8pm
Leixlip History Club, Leixlip Library.
William Roantree, John Devoy and other North Kildare Fenians, Michael Kenny.

31 Thur 7.15pm
Rathmines, Ranelagh & Rathgar Historical Society, Rathmines Town Hall.
The Jacob’s garrison and Portobello Bridge, Easter 1916, Séamas Ó Maitiú. Adm. €3.

APRIL

01 Fri 8pm
Sligo Field Club, Education Centre, IT Sligo.
Sligo in the sketchbooks of Jack B. Yeats, Donal Maguire.

02 Sat 10am–1.30pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
1916 Seminar.

04 Mon 8pm
OPW Castletown House, Celbridge.
1916 and the country house: a Kildare perspective, Ciarán Reilly. Adm. €5.

05 Tues 7.30pm
National Maritime Museum of Ireland, Haig Terrace, Dún Laoghaire.
The silent shore, the Aud, Roger Casement and Banna Strand, John Treacy.

08 Fri 8pm
Military History Society of Ireland, Griffith College, SCR, Dublin 8.
Supplying the IRA: gunrunning from Britain 1919–1923, Gerard Noonan.

11 Mon 8pm
Galway Archaeological & Historical Society, Harbour Hotel, Dock Road.
Women in the revolutionary decade, Riona Ní Congháil.

12 Tues 8.15pm
Skerries Historical Society, Keane’s Bus Bar, Skerries.
Easter Week 1916 and its aftermath: as it affected Skerries town and those in it, Frank Whearity.

13 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse Street.
1916: inside the GPO, Ken Finlay.

14 Thur 1pm
National Museum, Kildare Street.
Frongoch camp and the archaeology of internment, Joanna Brack.

14 Thur 8pm
Kilmacud–Stillorgan Local History Society, Glenalbyn, Stillorgan.
Irish poets of the Great War 1914–1918, Frank Tracy. Adm. €3.

16 Sat 2.30pm
Western Front Association (Dublin Branch), National Museum, Collins Barracks.
Irish nurses in the First World War, Marie McCarthy. Adm. €3.

19 Tues 6.30pm
Dalkey Library, Castle Street.
1916, the morning after: from the courts martial to the tribunals, Tim Pat Coogan.

21 Thur 7.15pm
Leixlip History Club, Leixlip Library.
Kildare County Council, the Rising and the War of Independence, Tom Nelson.

25 Wed 6pm
Old Dublin Society, Dublin City Library & Archive, 138–144 Pearse St.
Lives, letters, liberty: Dublin’s General Post Office, Stephen Ferguson.

26 Tues 7.30pm
National Maritime Museum of Ireland, Haig Terrace, Dún Laoghaire.
The Aud and the Helga in the 1916 Rising, Cormac Lowth.

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