Still, The Blackbird Sings

Still, The Blackbird Sings set for September tour in Derry

Acclaimed play about Francis Ledwidge's time in Derry will tour to community venues across the city
PRONI blog

PRONI's latest blog entry captures life after Somme

August and September entry includes fallout and repercussions from Somme as Western Front campaign continues

3D image created of First World War cruiser

Only significant Royal Navy wreck from Battle of Jutland in English waters has been recreated in 3D image
Genealogical Research
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 12:00
Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens
Belfast
BT9 5AB
Staff from leading Irish genealogy firm, Eneclann, will provide a workshop of the basics of sound genealogy research. This workshop will equip attendees with tools and tricks of the trade and is a perfect opportunity for anyone interested in building
Soldiers & Rebels
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 14:00
Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens
Belfast
BT9 5AB
This workshop will look at the records available for tracing the Irish experience in the First World War, the 1916 Rising and the Irish War of Independence. The years 1912-23 saw the deaths of over 55,000 from Ireland in armed
Easter Rising
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 13:00
St Mary's University College
191 Falls Road
Belfast
BT12 6FE
Thousands of Irishmen were fighting at the front when the Rising took place. Several more thousand were in Ireland, acting to suppress the Rising. Dr Brian Hanley will examine the role of Irish soldiers during 1916, the many connections between
Somme
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 13:00
St Mary's University College
191 Falls Road
Belfast
Antrim
BT12 6FE
Writer, researcher Philip Orr will deliver a talk on how rich and complex history can be, from the United Irishmen in 1798 to British soldiers at the Somme. He will talk about his own family history, and that of the

New website charts Sikh experiences during First World War

A new website which aims to build the biggest database on the Sikh experience during the First World War has been launched has gone live as part of a worldwide
Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace

Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace opens at Belfast City Hall

World's most widely viewed First World War exhibition comes to grounds of Belfast City Hall
British Council

British Council develop Somme education pack

Remembering the Battle of the Somme education pack developed to enhance understanding of 1916 campaign

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