Weeping Window

Volunteer poppy ambassadors sought for Weeping Window installation

Sculpture installation comes to Ulster Museum as part of 2017 International Arts Festival
The Battle of Messines

Creative Centenaries unveil new graphic novel on the Battle of Messines

The Nerve Centre’s Creative Centenaries project has produced a new graphic novel on the Battle of Messines, told through the experiences of real life characters. The Battle of Messines began

Donegal council's 1916 minutes to be released

Council minutes from the time of the Easter Rising offer fascinating insight into Donegal life in 1916
Messines

Free schools workshops on the Battle of Messines

Students get new graphic novel resource on Messines and use digital technology to explore the battle

Joint commemoration to mark Messines centenary

Secretary of State announces shared UK and Ireland commemoration for the Battle of Messines
CC work

Take part in survey to chart Decade of Centenaries projects

Responses sought from across community, arts and voluntary sectors about work undertaken to date
VR

VR company adopt First World War focus

Virtual reality tour of the Battle of the Somme to enhance opportunities for schools to explore war period
Nursing stories

First World War nursing stories to go online

Heritage Lottery Funded project to digitise personal records and stories from 100 years ago
For Valour

Councils produce new Somme comic book

Exploits of Tommy Chambers from Armagh, Thomas Hughes VC from Monaghan and Anne Acheson explored in new comic book
First World War

All island Decade of Centenaries history competition launched

Ireland's Department of Education launch island wide schools' history competition for 2017
Rising claims

New website reveals claims from public after Easter Rising

Paintings, jewellery and knickers among items claimed for in aftermath of Easter Rising, according to newly released archives

Easter Rising autograph books go online

Pictures, poems, political statements and signatures form part of new digitised autograph book archive

CRC announce 'Decade Conversations' programme for 2017

Three days of workshops across NI to look ahead to challenging years in the Decade of Centenaries

History Hub launch 1916 inspired video series

Online video series asks politicians, community leaders, academics and more what 1916 means to them

'Battlefields' project announced for school children

Education and Communities departments announce funding to bring schoolchildren to First World War battlefields

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