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  • THE SHAME OF EASTER WEEK?

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    THE SHAME OF EASTER WEEK? UNIONIST RESPONSES TO THE EASTER RISING St Mary’s University College, Tues 22nd March, 7pm Jason Burke is a Modern History Masters student of Queen’s University, currently managing the East Belfast & the Great War Research Project, which is based on the ‘military history from the street’ methodology made popular by […]

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    Event Date: Tues 22nd March, 7pm

    REPUBLICAN ICONS OR COMPLEX PROTESTANT IRISHMEN?

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    REPUBLICAN ICONS OR COMPLEX PROTESTANT IRISHMEN? ROGER CASEMENT, BULMER HOBSON AND JACK WHITE Falls Library, Wed 23rd March, 1pm Philip Orr has written on a range of local topics, including contemporary loyalism, cross-community interaction and the legacy of 18th century radicalism and dissent. His work on the Irish experience of the Great War includes titles […]

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    Event Date: Wed 23rd March, 1pm

    STAGING REBELLION: CULTURE AND POLITICS IN REVOLUTIONARY IRELAND

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    STAGING REBELLION: CULTURE AND POLITICS IN REVOLUTIONARY IRELAND St Mary’s University College, Wed 23rd March, 7pm Dr Fearghal McGarry teaches history at Queen’s University. He is the author of The Abbey Rebels of 1916. A Lost Revolution; The Rising. Ireland: Easter 1916, and published biographies of Frank Ryan and Eoin O’Duffy. His Rebels: Voices from the […]

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    Event Date: St Mary’s University College, Wed 23rd March, 7pm

    ULSTER WOMEN AND THE RISING

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    ULSTER WOMEN AND THE RISING Falls Library, Thurs 24th March, 1pm Dr Marie Coleman is a Lecturer in Modern Irish History at Queen’s University. Her books include County Longford and the Irish Revolution, 1910-1923; The Irish Sweep:A History of the Irish Hospitals Sweepstake, 1930-1987 and The Irish Revolution, 1916-1923. Marie will examine the contribution of […]

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    Event Date: Falls Library, Thurs 24th March, 1pm

    TRANSFORMING 1916: MEANING, MEMORY AND THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE EASTER RISING

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    TRANSFORMING 1916: MEANING, MEMORY AND THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE EASTER RISING St Marys University College, Thurs 24th March, 3pm Dr Roisin Higgins’s work focuses on social and cultural history with particular interest in the politics of historical memory. Her research on commemoration examines both the impact of landmark anniversaries and the capacity of acts […]

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    Event Date: St Marys University College, Thurs 24th March, 3pm

    “SHELLS FOR US AND PIANOS FOR THEM”

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    “SHELLS FOR US AND PIANOS FOR THEM” CLASS WAR AND THE FIRST WORLD WAR IN IRISH WRITING St Mary’s University College, Thurs 24th March, 7pm Dr Michael Pierse is a lecturer in Irish Literature at Queen’s University, specialising in the writing and cultural production of Irish working-class life. Over recent years his work has included […]

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    Event Date: St Mary’s University College, Thurs 24th March, 7pm

    *’NO TERMS OF DENUNCIATION THAT PEN COULD INDICT WOULD BE TOO STRONG’

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    *’NO TERMS OF DENUNCIATION THAT PEN COULD INDICT WOULD BE TOO STRONG’ Falls Library, Fri 25th March, 11am Ciaran Galway is a politics graduate from Queen’s University who wrote his dissertation on The Catholic Church and the 1981 Hunger Strike and his MA thesis on British Security Policy in South Armagh. Ciaran will look at contemporary Dublin and Belfast […]

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    Event Date: Falls Library, Fri 25th March, 11am

    FROM BELFAST TO DUBLIN:THE DUNGANNON CLUB NETWORK & THE EASTER RISING

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    FROM BELFAST TO DUBLIN:THE DUNGANNON CLUB NETWORK & THE EASTER RISING Falls Library, Fri 25th March, 1pm Dr Marnie Hay is a lecturer in history at St Patrick’s Campus, Dublin City University and is the author of Bulmer Hobson and the Nationalist Movement in Twentieth—Century Ireland and many articles on Irish nationalist youth culture in the […]

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    Event Date: Falls Library, Fri 25th March, 1pm

    SONGS OF REVOLUTION – Frances Black – Andy Irvine – GRÁINNE HOLLAND

    Tickets: £10

    http://www.ticketmaster.ie/frances-black-andy-irvine-and-guests-belfast-03-26-2016/event/38004F90D58A137D?artistid=1890987&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=1 FRANCES BLACK, ANDY IRVINE and GRÁINNE HOLLAND FEATURING BILL ROLSTON AND BRÍD KEENAN The Devenish Complex, 26 March, 7pm ANDY IRVINE Andy Irvine has enjoyed a long and successful career as a traditional Irish musician. He has travelled the world as a solo artist and as a member of legendary Irish groups such as […]

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    Event Date: Sat 26 March, 8pm

    ‘Ag SPREAGADH RÉABHLÓIDE IN ÉIRINN 1912-16’

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    ‘Ag SPREAGADH RÉABHLÓIDE IN ÉIRINN 1912-16’ PLÉPHAINÉIL AR ÉIRÍ AMACH NA CÁSCA Aoine an Chéasta, 25 Marta i gColáiste Feirste, 1-3pm. Aindrias Ó Cathasaigh ag labhairt ar an Chonghaileach agus Arm Cathartha na hÉireann, Dr Fergal McCluskey ag labhairt tionchar na bhFininí/IRB agus Róisín Ní Ghairbhí ar an athbheochan cultúrtha agusTionchar Mhic Phiarais srl. Soláistí agus […]

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    Event Date: Aoine an Chéasta, 25 Marta i gColáiste Feirste, 1-3pm.

    IRELAND, INDIA AND EASTER 1916

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    IRELAND, INDIA AND EASTER 1916 Falls Library, Mon 21st March, 1pm Monday 21 March Dr Kate O’Malley is a Research Associate of the Centre for Contemporary Irish History,Trinity College, Dublin, an Assistant Editor of the Royal Irish Academy’s Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, and the author of Ireland, India and Empire. She will speak about the impact […]

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    CUMANN NA MBAN – THE WOMEN OF 1916 AND AFTER

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    CUMANN NA MBAN – THE WOMEN OF 1916 AND AFTER Falls Library, Tues 22 March, 1pm Dr Margaret Ward is the former Director of the Women’s Resource and Development Agency and currently Visiting Fellow in the School of History and Anthropology at Queen’s University. She is the author of a number of books, including Unmanageable Revolutionaries […]

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    Event Date: Falls Library, Tues 22 March, 1pm