Rathfarnham Historical Society 1916 History Walk

Rathfarnham Historical Society are holding a  History Walk Commemorating ‘Pearse’s Own’ Rathfarnham 1916 Volunteers    on Saturday 29th April, commencing at 11.30 am Meet outside the old cemetery gate in Rathfarnham Village (near AIB bank) at 11:30 am. The walk will proceed through the village finishing at the Pearse museum St Enda’s Park. The duration of... Continue Reading →

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The Count, Countess and Tommy

Following the great success of The Great War Roadshow at the Red Line Book Festival in 2014, we are delighted to welcome a new musical show, written by RTE broadcaster and historian Myles Dungan, to this year's festival programme. The Count, Countess and Tommy features popular songs and stories from the Ireland of the 1916... Continue Reading →

Knocklyon History Society 1916 Lecture

Knocklyon History Society's April 2016 event is their 1916 Commemorative Lecture titled Thomas Clarke: Leader of the Rising which will be given by Helen Litton, author and grandniece of Tom Clarke Wednesday 13th April at 7:45 p.m. at the Iona Centre, beside St. Colmcille's Church, Knocklyon. All welcome. Admission is €3 for members and €4... Continue Reading →

1916 Commemorations in Rathcoole & Saggart

The Four Districts Remembers 1916 Programme of Events: February 27th 4:00 p.m. Dr. Shane Kenna, 'Poet Patriot, Thomas McDonagh'. Heritage Centre, Saggart. March 12th, 2:00 p.m. Mícheál Ó Doibhilín, 'Josie McGowan: a Brief Flame' Rathoole Community Centre. March 23rd, 7:00 p.m. Dr. Kerron Ó Luain, 'The Four Districts and the Irish Revolution', Rathcoole Community Centre. March... Continue Reading →

Palmerstown: A Day in the Life, 1916

There's lots going on for Palmerstown's 1916 Commemorative events which are taking place in Palmerstown Parish Centre on Sunday 6th March. 1916 Exhibition - an exhibition on 1916 memorabilia (documents, medals and many other artefacts) by Dublin Brigade Irish Volunteer History Group (dressed in 1916 uniforms) Stories of 1916 Relatives - Talk to residents of... Continue Reading →

Paths to Freedom Conference

As part of South Dublin County Council's 1916 Rising Centenary events, South Dublin Libraries is delighted to present Paths to Freedom, a day long conference at Tallaght Stadium on Saturday 27th February. RTÉ broadcaster and historian Dr. Myles Dungan, accompanied by leading academics and entertainers will present a unique package of lectures and presentations to... Continue Reading →

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