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
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 12:30
St Anne's Cathedral
Donegall Street
An annual talks programme from St Anne's Cathedral in Belfast returns this year with a number of events linked to the events of 1916. On Wednesday 7 September, historian and acclaimed playwright Philip Orr will deliver a talk on the
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 18:30
Ballymena Central Library
5 Pat's Brae
BT43 5AX
A talk on the vital role that medical staff played in the aftermath of the horrific Battle of the Somme will take place in Ballymena this August. Ballymena Central Library will host the discussion ‘Sisters, Surgeons and Soldiers on the
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 13:00
St Mary's University College
191 Falls Road
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
PRONI July blog

PRONI's July blog reveals Somme campaign

July journal includes letters and final wills written during the Battle of the Somme
British Council

British Council develop Somme education pack

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

Derry soldier at Somme remembered in recovered tape recording

An interview with a Derry soldier who fought at the Battle of the Somme has been uncovered by family after more than 30 years. Jack Rutherford left the city aged
Battle of the Somme

Somme diaries of Irish priest found 100 years later

BBC's Voices 16 documentary uncovers lost archives and stories from the Battle of the Somme
Battle of the Somme
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 19:00
Omagh Library
1 Irishtown Road
BT78 1HL
Dr Timothy Bowman hosts a talk on Irish involvement during the Battle of the Somme


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