The Civic Guard Mutiny Of May 1922 (Online Talk)

Talk on The Civic Guard Mutiny Of May 1922 By Author & Historian Brian McCarthy Thursday 12th May 7.30PM [Zoom Talk] Book your place for this talk via the following link:https://buytickets.at/kildaredecadeofcommemorations/691198 Or by emailing: localhistory@kildarecoco.ie The County Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee are organising a free illustrated online talk by author and historian Brian McCarthy on …

Deciphering the past using ancient Irish genomes – expect the unexpected

Maynooth University Faculty of Science & Engineering Deans Lecture 2022  Deciphering the past using ancient Irish genomes; expect the unexpected  by Professor Daniel Bradley, Professor of Population Genetics, Smurfit Institute of Genetics, TCD Time: Thursday, March 31, 2022 – 19:00 to 20:30  Location: Iontas Lecture Theatre, North Campus, Maynooth University Also live streamed (see below) Overview Our genomes …

Power, Identity, Partition and Accommodation

The next event from Creative Rathangan takes place online on Thursday Nov 25th at 7.30 pm. Details below: Marking the centenary of the Foundation of Northern Ireland Dr Sean B Newman’s presentation – The ‘Ulsterian’ Revolution, and the Foundation of Northern Ireland, explores the ‘Ulsterian‘ identity – a national identity separate from both Britishness and Irishness – …

Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee

The following is a roundup of news for July from the Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee. Childern’s Workshop EPIC Explorers Antarctic Adventure WorkshopSaturday 21st and Saturday 28th July at 11.00amWe recommend this workshop for ages 6-12 In this children’s workshop facilitated by the EPIC Museum, participants will explore the Polar regions, discovering some fascinating …

CANCELLED – Mausolea and Memorials to the Dead in Ireland

Event Cancelled

Please note that this event has been cancelled due to the present situation with the COVID-19 virus. Free lecture titled, Mausolea and Memorials to the Dead in Ireland, by Dr Finbar McCormick, will take place in St David’s Church, Naas, on Thursday 12th March 2020 at 8pm. Refreshments from 7.30pm. All welcome. In Maudlins burial …

Two talks: 75th Anniversaries of significant Polish actions in WWII

Two upcoming talks by historian James Durney in late August and early September on World War Two should be of particular interest to the Polish community. The talks commemorate Polish involvement in significant Allied actions towards the end of the war. Details below: God, Honour, Country – The Polish 2nd Corps at the Battle of …

Seascapes and Townscapes – Ports and the Nineteenth-Century City

IHTA Public Lecture and Seminar 2019 16–17 May 2019 Convened by the Irish Historic Towns Atlas (IHTA) in collaboration with the British Historic Towns Atlas/Historic Towns Trust (HTT)Royal Irish Academy in association with Dublin Port Company All free to attend, booking essentialDetails: The Shaping of Dublin Port (Public Lecture)by Professor Colm Lennon, MRIA Date: 16 …