Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 13:00
Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens
Belfast
BT9 5AB
Diarmaid Ferriter will discuss the rise of Sinn Fein in Ireland in 1917 during a lunchtime lecture at the Ulster Museum in Belfast. In September 1916, General John Maxwell, the man charged with overseeing the suppression of the 1916 Rising,
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 19:30
The bridewell
Church Street
Magherafelt
BT45 6AN
Mid Ulster District Council is organising a series of talks around the Decade of Anniversaries (1912-1923). The series of talks and discussions deal with the historical facts that mark the key shifts in society that happened during this turning point
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 19:30
Burnavon Theatre
Burn Road
Cookstown
BT80 8DN
Mid Ulster District Council is organising a series of talks around the Decade of Anniversaries (1912-1923). The series of talks and discussions deal with the historical facts that mark the key shifts in society that happened during this turning point
Untold Stories
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 20:00
The Guildhall
Guildhall Street
Derry
Derry
BT48 6DQ
A major event of music, poetry and drama has been announced to mark the close of the Tower Museum's 1916: Untold Stories exhibition. Taking place at The Guildhall on November 23, the event will draw to a close the eight
Winifred Carney
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 19:00
Cultúrlann uí chanáin
Great James Street
Derry
BT48 7DF
Helga Woggon, the biographer of Winifred Carney, will deliver a talk on the trade unionist on Friday 16 September on September 16. Taking place in Cultúrlann, Derry, the talk will explore the life of Carney, the socialist, republican and suffragette
The Fever
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 19:30
Grand Opera House
2-4 Great Victoria Street
Belfast
BT2 7HR
Although the Great War was immensely destructive, it also generated many startling developments that continue to resonate today. The transformation of the international system and its impact on the independence movement in Ireland in particular, is considered in a series
In Dreams Begin Responsibilities
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 19:30
The Mac
10 Exchange Street
Belfast
BT1 2LS
Poetry Ireland presents In Dreams Begin Responsibilities, a celebration of reconciliation on the island of Ireland over the last 100 years and the 18th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement. Presented as part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme, the
Taylor Mac
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 19:30 to Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 21:30
The Mac
10 Exchange Street
Belfast
BT1 2LS
In his first Northern Ireland appearance, the flamboyant and vocally gifted Obie Award-winning New York performer Taylor Macbrings a series of special, participative concerts to Festival. Accompanied by a live band and dressed in a dazzling array of costume creations
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 13:00
PRONI
2 Titanic Boulevard
Belfast
BT3 9HQ
A special workshop for teachers around issues of the Easter Rising, First World War and other events in the Decade of Centenaries will take place at PRONI on September 23. Organised in partnership with the History Teachers Association of Northern
Ledwidge
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 13:00
Tower Museum
Union Hall Place
Derry
BT48 6LU
The first talk in the 2016 Island Voices programme welcomes local playwright Dave Duggan for his lecture, 'Shovel, bayonet and pen: Digging for nationhood with Francis Ledwidge'. In this presentation, delivered in English with some Irish, dramatist and novelist Dave

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