Galway Launch of the Letters of 1916 Project

The Galway launch of the Letters 1916 project took place from Monday 16 to Tuesday 17 of November 2015. The outreach event was made possible through a SFI Discover grant from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). The National University of Ireland Galway kindly offered the John Hardiman Library for the event, which was a great success … Read more

Cork launch of “1916 in Transition” | UCC, Thursday 26 November, 7.45pm

1916 in Transition | Image: Military Archives of Ireland

We are delighted to invite History teachers to the Cork launch of “1916 in Transition” in Boole Lecture Theatre 2, University College Cork at 7.45pm on Thursday 26 November 2015. The “1916 in Transition” project was developed by the Letters of 1916 project and the Military Archives. The project provides 1916 themed lesson plans for … Read more

Letters 1916 Workshop & Digitisation | UCC, 26 November 2015, 2.00 – 5.00pm

Thursday 26 November Boole Library Research Skills Teaching Room, UCC 2.00 to 5.00pm The Letters of 1916 team invites you to a hands-on practical workshop in which you will have the opportunity to engage in a key aspect of the Letters of 1916 project – that of uploading letters to the database. We have about 60 letters related … Read more

Cork Launch of Letters 1916, University College Cork | 26 November 2015

You are invited to the Cork launch of the Letters of 1916 which will be taking place on Thursday 26 November in the the Boole Library and Boole Lecture Theatre 2, University College Cork. (map). The event will have several components. From 2 – 5pm the Letters team will be in the Research Skills Teaching … Read more

#AskLetters1916: Education | 25 November 2015, 7.00 – 8.00pm

A special #AskLetters1916 Twitter chat will take place on Wednesday 25th November 2015 from 7.00-8.00pm (GMT.) The focus for the chat is:   WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES FOR TEACHERS USING DIGITAL PRIMARY SOURCES IN THE CLASSROOM, AND HOW CAN THEY BE ADDRESSED?   Our next chat which explores the practicalities of using digital primary sources in … Read more

Letters of 1916 is launching in Galway and Cork in November 2015

Letters of 1916 is launching in Galway and Cork in November 2015 SFI Discover Community Engagement Event   The Letters of 1916 has been awarded a SFI Discover grant from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). This funding allows the Letters of 1916 project to extend its outreach with four Community Engagement Events in Enniscorthy, Cork, Galway and … Read more