Exhibition: By Endurance We Conquer – Shackleton and his Men

Athy Heritage Centre Museum is commemorating the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition’s centenary with a new exhibition, ‘By Endurance We Conquer: Shackleton and his Men.’ This exhibition is provided by the Scott Polar Institute of Cambridge and is the first time it will be displayed in Ireland. It will be ruining from Sunday 8 Jan – Friday …

21st Australasian Irish Studies Conference 18-20 June

21st Australasian Irish Studies Conference Ireland’s Others: Diversity in History and Culture 18-20 June, Maynooth University   Plenary Speakers: Dr Guy Beiner, on diversity and Irish memory Professor Keith Jeffery, on Gallipoli Professor Margaret Kelleher, on the literary politics of diaspora Professor Terence Dooley, on the Irish Big House and the War of Independence Public …

OPW Castletown House – Irish Design Lectures

Greetings from OPW Castletown House, Celbridge. To celebrate Irish Design 2015 we have arranged the following list of lectures that may be of interest to you. Tea/Coffee from 7.15, talk starts at 8pm. Admission €5.00, Telephone +35316288252 or email castletown@opw.ie to reserve your place. The first talk in our lecture series takes place on Tuesday …

Culture Night 2015 – Notice for Organisers

Culture Night 2015 will be held on Friday 18th September. Arts and cultural organisations are encouraged to open their doors until late with free events, tours, talks and performances for family and friends to enjoy. To maximise participation, we are offering the opportunity for events to be held on Saturday 19th or Sunday 20th September.  …

RIA 2015 Archaeological Research Grants

The call for applications to the RIA 2015 Archaeological Research Grants and C14 Radiocarbon Dates Scheme is now open. The closing date for the receipt of applications is midnight on Monday 27th April. For further information and to apply, please visit the RIA website at: http://www.ria.ie/About/Our-Work/Grants—Awards/Archaeology-Grants-and-Awards.aspx Please direct all queries to: grants@ria.ie Kind regards, Órfhlaith …