Guided Tours of Cork City and County Archives

Second Monday of each month January–December 2016 stockpair conto demo
Guided Tours of Cork City and County Archives Service relating to the 1916 Period and the 1912-1922 revolutionary period. Second Monday of each month starting 11 January 2016. Booking essential from archivist@corkcity.ie Cork City and County Archi...

St Peter’s, North Main Street

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Cork City Council will manage a year round venue based programme in St Peter’s on North Main Street. The centre will be called ‘The Centre of Commemoration’ and will host a range of exhibitions, talks, readings, music and community event...

The Rising of Poets and Playwrights: 1916 and the arts

Friday, 29th January - Saturday, 30th January 2016 watch
A conference that addresses the issue of the artistic dimensions of the 1916 Rising – the involvement in it of many of Ireland’s cultural activists of the day; the extent to which it encompassed an aesthetic dimension; and the role of the arts, i...

Schools Programme – 1916 The Legacy: Our Story

Monday, 1st February - Monday, 29th February 2016
As part of Ard Mhéara Corcaigh Centenary Programme, this project encourages students to write on their family’s experiences and whereabouts in 1916. Tracing the life and times reflective on their society and the significance for their family a...

Diaries of Liam de Roiste 1914-1916

February 2016
Liam De Roiste Commemorated: Liam De Roiste diaries from 1914 – 1916 will be digitised and made available online by the City and County Archives Service in February 2016. Liam De Roiste was a City Councillor and TD , and was Secretary and officer o...

1916–2016: Where to now?

April 2016
Panel discussion on the vision behind the 1916 Rising, and what is the vision for Ireland in 2016 and the future. City Hall, Cork

Commemorative Play Series

Most Tuesdays @7pm - January to April
The Oliver Plunkett An Oilibhéir Pluncéid Commemorative Play Series A special commemorative play serial depicting the time and events leading up to, and also throughout, the Rebellion. The eight series show will run over four months with a...

Pause @ Kent Train Station

Saturday, 27th February @ 10:30 am - Sunday, 28th February 2016
Performed by Sam Perkin is a new work for String Ensemble and Video created especially for the Ortús Chamber Music Festival 2016. The main theme of the work will be concerned with the 16 executions during the Rising, with a particular focus on Corkm...

The Irish Language during 1916

February 2016
A talk giving an insight into the state of the Irish Language during 1916 and the role of the Irish-Language during the Easter Rising.

The Voice of the Many

March/April 2016
The Voice of the Many: Local Archives from Cork in the 1916 Period Book of local Cork documents of the 1916 period from the Cork City and County Archives Service Collection. Cork City and County Archives, Blackpool, Cork.

Centenary Workshops

Spring and Autumn 2016
This is a series of workshops investigating the complexities of the events of one hundred years ago in Ireland, suitable for 5th/6th classes. These drama workshops, based on the Primary School curricula in Drama, Social Studies and SPHE, focus o...

MAKE 2016 Symposium: Objects and Revolution

Saturday, 5th March 2016
Hosted by the CIT Crawford College of Art and Design, MAKE 2016 will be the third in a series of annual Symposia that explore issues of making and materiality. MAKE 2016 will honour the centenary of Ireland’s 1916 Rising with a theme of objects res...

Exhibition of Historical Artifacts 1910-1923

Thursday, 10th March 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Blackrock Hurling Club The festival will be launched in the Club Bar on Thursday March 10th at 5.00pm by Frank Murphy, Secretary of the Cork County Board with an exhibition of historical artifacts relating to the Blackrock area in the period of 19...

Oíche Cheoil agus Chéilí

Saturday, 12th March 2016 @ 7:30 pm
binary option trader jobs Blackrock Hurling Club An “Oíche Cheoil agus Chéilí” will be held on Saturday night in the Club Bar with top class guest musicians, singers and set dancers who will perform pieces from the period. Attendees will be encou...

Sisters of the Rising

Monday, 14th March - Friday, 18th March 2016
Sisters of the Rising is a humorous and poignant story blending verse, live harp music and comic drama. Based on witness accounts, it is a testament to the many forgotten women who fought for Irish independence. It’s 1936. DeValera commemorates...
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