Placing children and young people at the centre of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme and integrating historical exploration with a range of imaginative activities.


Schools Programme – 1916 The Legacy: Our Story

Monday, 1st February - Monday, 29th February 2016 follow url
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...

Centenary Workshops

Spring and Autumn 2016 oven power cord hook up
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...

The Children of the Revolution

September - October 2016 see
This is a new play by acclaimed Cork writer Raymond Scannell. It marks the centenary of the 1916 Rising by focusing on its aftermath and the generation that inherited independence. In particular, the play looks at the extraordinary stories of two...