• Military History from the Streets: A Guide for Schools

    This is a guide which sets out five steps for history teachers to use or adapt to help students understand how the military history of WWI relates to their area. The briefing is based on the book Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War (...

  • Ethical and Shared Remembering

    The Ethical and Shared Remembering Programme, 1912-1922, has been developed around a five strand methodological framework:

    • Remembering in Context
    • Remembering the Whole Decade
    • Remembering the Future
    • Remembering Ethically
    • Remembering Together
    • ...
  • Celebrating 2016 – The Belfast Story

    In the early part of 2015 a number of individuals, community activists, groups from the world of culture, arts and tourism, historians and communities held a series of conversations as to how Belfast could remember, reflect, celebrate and commemorate our city and its intricate connection to the...

  • Fermanagh County Museum – Peace Studies Project

    Peace Studies is a four-year project led by Fermanagh County Museum, looking back at the First World War in the context of 2014-2018, which has engaged over 100 students.

  • Commemorating Partition and Civil Wars in Ireland, 1920-23

    This project was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council to explore the historical context of the partition of Ireland and resulting inter-communal violence in the 'two Irelands'. A series of podcasts based on lectures delivered at Queen's was made available on the...

  • Artsekta

    Artsekta have been involved in three separate projects focussing on the past, including The Belfast Bayeux, Sanskriti and Belfast Suitcase Stories.

  • Rural Community Network - Understanding Commemorations

    Rural Community network (RCN), in conjunction with independent consultant Craig Barr, developed a new OCN level 3 programme called ‘Understanding Commemorations’....

  • 6th Connaught Rangers Research Project

    The 6th Connaught Rangers Research Project was formed by a group of people who had an interest in issues related to Irish nationalism and WWI. Some of those group members had family relatives who had enlisted, along with hundreds of others from the Falls Road area, in the Connaught Rangers...

  • A Decade of Anniversaries Schools Resource

    The project was funded by the CRC to produce a resource to encourage secondary school students (and others) to address the sensitive history of the 1912-22 decade in ways which help both to better understand the events in their historical context and to engage with their centenary commemoration...

  • Ethical & Shared Remembering Commemoration in a New Context: Remembering a Decade of Change and Violence, 1912-1923

    As a result of work started in 2008, the Junction and Holywell Trust in partnership with the Irish School of Ecumenics have developed the Ethical and Shared Remembering Project, modelling effective collaboration between academic and community-based groups.

  • We Were Brothers

    ‘We Were Brothers’ is a project comprised of a play with accompanying book, DVD, website and school/community outreach programmes which focuses on the shared history of nationalists and unionists who fought together in the British uniform during WWI. ...

  • Teaching Divided Histories

    This project is developing an online digital resource for teachers to access and a programme of support and training for teachers to enable them to utilise it effectively with students at Key Stage 3 in Northern Ireland and students in transfer year in the Border Counties.

  • The Maiden’s City: A ‘Herstory’ Tour of the Walled City


    The Maidens’ City: A ‘Herstory’ of the Walled City (the Herstory Tour) tells the largely hidden history of women of Derry/Londonderry, beginning with a meeting of the local Suffragettes in the Guildhall 100 years ago. ...

  • NICIE: Facing the Past Shaping the Future

    Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education (NICIE) developed this project as a resource and support to teachers and students hoping to mark the Decade of Anniversaries. ...

  • Home Rule?

    One hundred years on from 8 February 1912, an audience at St Mary’s University, Belfast watched a dramatic reconstruction
of Winston Churchill’s famous vision of self-government for Ireland. ...

  • Entwined Histories

    Entwined Histories began in 2012 with a project to commemorate the signing of the Ulster Covenant.  Following the success of this pilot, Co-operation Ireland continued the series, with the support of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade through the reconciliation fund, with a further...