Wednesday, May 4, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00
Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens
Belfast
BT9 5AB
This talk will look at the impact of the First World War on women's lives, the reaction of the suffrage movement to war and women's role in the Easter Rising, a watershed moment for women's fight for equality. Dr Margaret
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00
Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens
Belfast
BT9 5AB
This talk will look at poetic responses to political tensions in Ireland, from the Home Rule crisis through the outbreak of the Great War to the Easter Rising, comparing poems by (amongst others) W. B. Yeats, Rudyard Kipling, and Patrick
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 -
14:00 to 16:30
Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens
Belfast
BT9 5AB
Led by Dr Marie Coleman, Queen’s University, Belfast, in partnership with the Nerve Centre. This practical workshop will introduce the various sources available for researching those that enlisted during the First World War, allowing you to build a better picture
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 -
14:00 to 16:30
Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens
Belfast
BT9 5AB
Led by Dr Marie Coleman, Queen’s University, Belfast, in partnership with the Nerve Centre. This practical workshop will introduce the various sources available for researching those that enlisted during the First World War, allowing you to build a better picture
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 (All day)
The Market Place Theatre
Market Street
Armagh
BT61 7BW
Chair: Dr. Éamon Phoenix with guest speakers Dr. Michael Foy (co-author of The Easter Rising ); Dr. Marie Coleman (QUB) and Dr. Fergal McCluskey (author of The Irish Revolution in Tyrone ). This event is organised by the Community Relations Council .
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 -
19:30 to 21:30
The Market Place Theatre
Market Street
Armagh
BT61 7BW
Dr. Éamon Phoenix leads the discussion on the events leading up to and during the Rising and the personal connections to Ulster of some who were involved. Guest speakers include: Dr. Brian Barton: “The Aftermath of the Rising”. What happened

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