#MakingHistory 1916 Exhibition
Friday, June 3, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, September 18, 2016 (All day)
Ulster Museum
Belfast
BT9 5AB
When 1916 began, few people in Ireland could have imagined how dramatically their lives would be impacted by the events of the year. As the carnage on the battlefields of Europe intensified, violence emerged at home in April. Both the
Abbey Theatre
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 19:30
Tower Museum
Union Hall Place
Derry
Derry
BT48 6LU
Fearghal McGarry to deliver a talk on his most recent book, The Abbey Rebels of 1916
Battle of the Somme

Londonderry Bands Forum to run series of workshops

Selected History of Ireland in 19th & 20th Centuries workshop programme to be run in Derry~Londonderry
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 19:00
Tower Museum
Union Hall Place
Derry
Derry
BT48 6LU
Historian Seamus Breslin will explore the mindset of soldiers from Derry who were fighting on the Western Front, after hearing about the events of the Easter Rising. Nationalist soldier Tom Kettle’s words on hearing of the Rising have become famous:
Constance Markievicz
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 13:00
PRONI
2 Titanic Boulevard
Belfast
Antrim
BT3 9HQ
PRONI will launch a new exhibition on sisters Constance and Eva Gore-Booth this May. Using material from the Lissadell archive at PRONI, this exhibition explores the lives of the sisters Constance (aka Countess Markievicz) and Eva, who were born into
Ulster Museum Legacy Workshop
Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 14:00
Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens
Belfast
Antrim
BT9 5AB
A free workshop will take place at the Ulster Museum this May focussed on legacy and commemoration of 1916. 1916 was the pivotal year of the First World War for Ireland because of events at home and abroad. At Easter,
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 19:00
Tower Museum
Union Hall Place
Derry
Derry
BT48 6LU
Emmet O'Connor to deliver talk on the role of locals James McCarron and Peadar O'Donnell
Songs of Praise in Belfast

Songs of Praise to film in Belfast

Battle of the Somme and Easter Rising are focus of episode being filmed in Belfast
Easter Rising pageant set for Derry

Easter Rising centenary pageant set for Derry

Outdoor re-enactment of Easter Rising to feature over 100 performers and will be streamed live

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