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

Untold Stories are feature of Tower Museum's closing event

Music, drama, poetry and spoken word focus on the Tower Museum's Untold Stories exhibition and programme
letter

Somme letters offer fresh insight into battle

Letters written during First World War battle have been made public through Royal Mail project
Untold Stories

Closing event announced to mark Untold Stories exhibition

Night of music, song, drama and poetry to mark the end of Derry~Londonderry exhibition
First dail

New talks series to explore Ireland post-1916

Six weeks programme will look ahead to and assess challenging years in the Decade of Centenaries
Divided by History, United by Music

Somme to be explored in major new Derry play

Major new production 'Divided by History, United by Music' tells the real life story of Derry musicians at the Somme
Galway conference

National conference 1916 programme announced for Galway

Three day conference entitled 'Ireland 1916-2016: The Promise and Challenge of National Sovereignty'
Weeping window

Weeping windows installation set for Ulster Museum

The iconic 'Weeping Windows' installation commemorating those who lost their lives during the First World War will come to the Ulster Museum in Belfast in 2017. The full installation was
Files

Easter Rising court martial files go online

Newly released material from the National Archives of Ireland have been put online and include the court-martial documents from the Easter Rising. The court martial files for Thomas MacDonagh reveal

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