Aiséirí 2016

Thursday, 17th March 2016 @ 8:00 pm
A special performance on our National Day produced by Cork Education and Training Board featuring the music, songs, speeches and writings of 1916. 17.03.16 St. Patrick’s Day Cork Opera House, Emmet Place Tickets: €20 For more informat...

New work for 2016 by jazz composer/musician Ronan Guilfoyle

Friday, 18th March 2016 @ 8:00 pm
A Triskel world premiere, this suite of music is based on the early adult life of his Grandfather Joseph Guilfoyle, with particular reference to his time as a Volunteer in the 1916 Rising, and his membership of the GHQ Squad with Michael Collins duri...

Macalla 1916

Tuesday, 29th March 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Presented by Comhaltas’ National Folk Orchestra of Ireland as part of their 1916 Centenary Programme. Composed by Monaghan composer, Michael Rooney, this suite of music will reflect not just on Easter 1916 but also on the history leading up to it a...

The Unfinished Book of Poetry

April 2016
Five Cork poets will work with the transition year students of five secondary schools. The students will create poetry which will be published in a book and launched during Cork World Book Fest. Cork City Library, Grand Parade

Cork City and County Archives Talks

March/April 2016
Cork City Archives, Seamus Murphy Building, 32 Great William O'Brien St, Cork The Cork City and County Archives will host a series of talks related to 1916 and 1912-1922 period, including tracing your family in 1916.

Ireland Rising

Sunday, 3rd April 2016 - 2pm & 7pm
As part of the 1916 Commemorations in association with Cork City Council's 2016 Programme, Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance and Club Ceoil Ballyphehane present Ireland Rising, at the Garden Theatre in Ballyphehane on April 3rd. The ...

World Book Fest 2016

Tuesday, 19th April - Saturday, 23rd April 2016
Featuring writers, especially poets, from cultures still seeking political freedom, e.g. Palestinians, marking the fact that 1916 was the ‘Poets’ Revolution’. 19.04.16 - 23.04.26 Cork City Libraries and Triskel Christchurch

Lecture: Grandpa The Sniper

Wednesday, 20th April 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Lecture by Frank Shouldice "Grandpa, The Sniper" Waterstones, St. Patrick Street, Cork

Exhibition on the 1916 rising

Begins 22nd April 2016
Taispeántas ar chúlra, forbairt agus oidhreacht Éirí Amach na Bliana 1916 i gCorcaigh. Beidh faisnéis phearsanta, cáipéisí agus déantáin bainteach le daoine a raibh páirteanna tábhachtacha acu san éirí amach mar chodanna den taispeánta...

Oliver Sheppard and The Commemoration of 1916

Wednesday, 4th May 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Presented by Cork Decorative & Fine Arts Society (Cork DFAS), this illustrated talk by Tom Dunne, Emeritus Professor UCC, will look at works by Oliver Sheppard that made him the sculptor of the revolutionary generation, and in particular his “Death...

Thomas Kent – 1916 Rebel

Monday, 9th May @ 8:00 pm - Friday, 13th May 2016
On May 9th 1916 Thomas Kent became the only man outside of Dublin to be executed on Irish soil in the immediate aftermath of the Easter Rising.  This forgotten story is brought to you by Cork Theatre Company come investire sulle opzioni binarie Lantern Productions

C.S.I. 1916

Thursday, 2nd June 2016 @ 5:00 pm
The Schools of History, Archaeology, and Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences in University College Cork are pleased to announce the hosting of an event that will examine the science behind the recovery and identification of the remains of Th...
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