Community Engagement Event in Tralee, Co.Kerry

Join us in Tralee, Co Kerry on Thursday 28 April 2016. 

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THE EVENT IS FREE. ALL WELCOME.

LOCATION:

Tralee Library
Moyderwell, Tralee, Co. Kerry

PROGRAMME:

5pm – 6pm | DROP-IN SESSION

Have your letters photographed, meet the team behind the Letters of 1916 and find out more about technical aspects of the projects.

The is an opportunity to digitise any letters that you bring along. We are especially interested in letters written between 1 November 1915 and 31 October 1916, and any accompanying photographs of the correspondents.

 

6pm – 7pm | TALKS

Prof Susan Schreibman: Letters of 1916 – Ordinary Lives, Extraordinary Times

Jimmy Deenihan T.D.: Supporting Letters 1916 and its Importance for the Decade of Centenaries

Tom Dillon: County Kerry and the Letters from 1916

Karolina Badzmierowska: Letters of 1916 – Crowdsourcing and Outreach

 

7pm – 7.45pm | RECEPTION

 

 

Science Foundation Ireland

The outreach event was made possible through a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) grant.

This funding allows the Letters of 1916 project to extend its outreach with four Community Engagement Events in 2016 (Donegal, Kerry, Sligo & TBA).

 

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