Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 17:00 to Friday, March 25, 2016 - 12:00
23rd annual Euroclio conference comes to Northern Ireland to benefit of history and heritage sectors

Free workshops for schools to help explore centenaries of 1916

Free digital skills training workshops around 1916 available to schools across in Urban Village areas
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 18:30
Downpatrick Library
79 Market Street
Downpatrick
BT30 6LZ
In April 1916, the Easter Rising broke out in Dublin. History remembers it as Irish rebels against English soldiers, but the truth is more complicated. Forty-one Irishmen in the British army died in action during the Rising, 106 were wounded.
Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 14:00
Banbridge Library
23 Scarva Road
Banbridge
BT32 3AD
In April 1916, the Easter Rising broke out in Dublin. History remembers it as Irish rebels against English soldiers, but the truth is more complicated. Forty-one Irishmen in the British army died in action during the Rising, 106 were wounded.
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 18:30
Newry City Library
79 Hill Street
Newry
BT34 1DG
Dr. Fearghal McGarry explores the experiences, hopes and dreams of these remarkable Abbey Rebels of 1916. Dr Fearghal McGarry is a Reader in Irish History at Queen’s University Belfast and has written widely on Irish history. This event is organised
Saturday, February 20, 2016 (All day)
PD Club
8E S LInk
Belfast
BT11 8GX
Remembering Volunteer Ann Mc Coy in Cargin, County Antrim. Followed by discussion on ‘The Way Forward’ in PD Club, Andersonstown. This event is organised by Ag Fíorú na Poblachta.

Use Minecraft to explore the Easter Rising

1916 Digital Story-telling competition opens for submissions from around the globe
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 19:00
St. Mary's University College
191 Falls Road
Belfast
BT12 6FE
Dr Fearghal McGarry will examine the role of culture and, in particular, theatre in the formation of the 1916 revolutionaries and focus on the lives of seven rebels associated with the Abbey, including Peadar Kearney, author of Amhrán na bhFiann.

RTE archive video recalls Easter Rising

New site from RTE features interactive map and personal video accounts from throughout the battle

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