Heritage and Biodiversity Actions for Climate – webinar series

Heritage and Biodiversity Actions for Climate – A new webinar series

The Local Authority Heritage Officers Network invites you to a new series of Climate Action webinars. Join us for four one-hour sessions every Thursday, starting on 27th January at 9.30am. You will hear about positive actions for climate from the heritage sector. Topics will include nature-based solutions, adaptation of heritage structures, risk assessment and will …

Spies, Informers and Rebels No 2

Overview Spies Rebels and Informers 2, takes place on Saturday December 4th 2021, and features presentations by Brian Hand, Liz Gillis and Seamus Cullen. Brian Hand’s presentation Once an Intelligence Officer always an Intelligence Officer examines the post conflict careers of Pre-Truce IRA Intelligence Officers – in particular those of Liam Tobin and Joe McGrath. …

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 – …

Remembering 1920: War, Politics and Sport

Remembering 1920: War, Politics and Sport, an event of Maynooth University Decade of Commemorations Committee, organised by Professors Marian Lyons and Terence Dooley of the History Department. This is a virtual event taking please on Saturday 25 September 2021. For registration see below. Conference Schedule 10.00-10.15 Conference Welcome 10.15-10.55 Daithí Ó CorráinThe Events of Bloody …

Book Launch & Talk on Co. Kildare’s WWI Dead

Book Launch & Talk: Remembrance: The World War I Dead of Co. Kildare & Talk by Ronan McGreevy (The Irish Times) Thursday, 17 June 2021 at 19.30pm This important new publication from Kildare Decade of Commemorations (compiled and edited by Karel Kiely, James Durney and Mario Corrigan of Kildare Library&Arts Service) lists the over 750 …

Dictionary of Irish Biography – A Walkthrough Of Kildare’s Famous Figures

Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of Irish Biography (DIB) is a hugely important national and international resource for scholars of Irish society, history, and culture. The DIB has a digital corpus of nearly 11,000 biographical entries, which were moved in March 2021 to a new purpose-built ‘open access’ website, making the entire corpus freely available to …

Dictionary of Irish Biography – A Walkthrough Of Kildare’s Famous Figures

The Dictionary of Irish Biography (DIB), a hugely important national and international resource for scholars of Irish society, history and culture, moved its digital corpus of nearly 11,000 biographical entries to a new purpose-built, free-to-access repository in mid-March 2021. Since its launch in 2009, the DIB online has been available for institutions to purchase through …

Maps, Deeds and Quakers. Rathagan’s Quaker Community 1690 – 1928

The Story of Rathangan’s Quaker Community from the birth of William Sheldon in 1692 to the departure of Sidney G Nicholson in 1928. Sat, 20 February 2021 10:00am – 12:30 Maps, Deeds and Quakers. Rathagan’s Quaker Community 1690 – 1928by Laurence Fullam The Religious Society of Friends – Quakers – were meticulous record-keepers. Working through …