Tower of London poppies could come to Northern Ireland

Jeffrey Donaldson hopeful of bringing installation in the coming years

First World War inspired picnic for Bangor

Picnic and tree planting ceremony in memory of those who fought in the Great War

PRONI publish blog entry marking July 1915

Personal experiences of Buncrana man fighting on Western Front among accounts from July 1915

Frank McGuinness play to take place on Somme battlefield

Observe The Sons of Ulster is first play to be performed on the French battlefield

Heritage Lottery Fund announces extra funding for 2016

HLF announces extra money to help groups remember Battle of the Somme

Merchant navy records go digitial

Online records of thousands of seafarers from First World War go online

Ballot to be held for Somme 2016 commemoration tickets

UK government announces ballot for tickets to attend the 100 year anniversary commemoration of the Battle of the Somme in France

Dublin Discovery app adds Easter Rising section

Smartphone app takes in key moments from throughout Dublin's history including Easter 1916

Smartphone app launched for 30,000th Last Post performance

A new smartphone app will include a live stream of the 30,000th sounding of the Last Post at Ypres this July. Users of the app will be able to listen

Jutland shipwrecks uncovered in 3D scans

Scans produced of ships sunk during First World War's largest naval battle

Creative Centenaries wins DCAL Innovation award

DCAL Learning and Innovation awards recognise impact of the Creative Centenaries project
Easter Rising

Derry and Strabane council offers free Dublin residential

Community and voluntary groups invited to take part in learning about events of 100 years ago

Secret Easter Rising police files released

Movements of Tom Clarke and Bulmer Hobson among Rising leaders monitored

Creative Centenaries seeks partners for major cultural heritage programme

Partners sought from across arts, heritage, cultural and community organisations

Dramatic firsthand account of Easter Rising made public

Opera singer was due to perform in Dublin but left stranded by outbreak of fighting

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