• Unionist Centenary Committee

    The Unionist Centenary Committee was established in 2010 to take forward a ‘Decade of Unionist Centenaries’....

  • 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.

  • Paths to Commemoration

    Paths to Commemoration is a project aimed at devising ways of publicly marking significant historic events that can include everybody. It is funded by the PEACE III Programme run by Sligo County Council on behalf of Sligo Peace & Reconciliation Partnership Committee.

  • 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 (...

  • journey together

    Journey Together - North West Schools Jointly Remembering the Centenary 2016

    The project was initiated by the Trustees of the Churches Trust, who are the leaders in the North West area of the Catholic Church, Church of Ireland, Methodist Church, and Presbyterian Church. The aim was to bring young people and schools together for a positive learning and commemoration...

  • Meeke and the Major

    This project focused on the First World War, and in particular the Battle of Messines. It centres on the relationship between Private John Meeke a local Orangeman from Benvarden and Major William Redmond who was a famous nationalist MP. Focusing on this unique relationship has helped to define...

  • 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...

  • 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. ...

  • 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’....

  • Causeway Museum Service

    Much of the work of the Causeway Museum Service (CMS) is outreach- based, working with local communities, as well as working with local museum collections. This approach to historical work engages participants by encouraging them to share their expertise, tell their own story and providing the...

  • Ards

    Ards & North Down Borough Council - Shared Education Project

    Shared Education was a cross community visit involving St Mary’s Primary School Kircubbin and Victoria Primary School Ballyhalbert, funded by Council Good Relations Programme and The Executive Office. The P7 classes took part in a shared history/ shared educational project to the...

  • Tara Centre – Cross Community Project

    In May 2016, the Tara Centre in Omagh approached Dr Éamon Phoenix with a view to facilitating a cross-community exploration of the events which shaped this island a century ago. Funding was obtained by the Centre from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Éamon arranged four evening Workshops in...

  • This is What We Sang

    ‘This is What We Sang’ was accompanied by an exhibition and a companion publication, and was performed by The Kabosh Theatre Company in the Belfast Synagogue as part of the Belfast Festival. ...