Researching the Easter Rising in Albany, New York

Dr. Karen Sonnelitter Assistant Professor of History Siena College @ProfSonnelitter Teaching Irish history at a small Franciscan college in upstate New York can present certain challenges. My students are enthusiastic to learn about Irish history but frequently have little background knowledge on the subject. The biggest challenge by far is integrating undergraduate student research into … Read more

Letters of 1916 Kerry Launch | 28 April 2016

On Thursday 28th April, the Letters of 1916 project held one of its SFI funded Community Engagement events at Tralee Library in Moyderwell, Tralee, Co. Kerry Professor Susan Schreibman and Karolina Badzmierowska from the Letters of 1916 project were joined by local historian Thomas Dillon for talks ranging from an introduction to the Letters of 1916 project … Read more

Progress update: April 2016

In April 2016 You have transcribed in total 84018 characters. We welcomed 27 new users since March 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1466. Currently there are 2528 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2305 are available to view and transcribe online. Our focus in the past months was on proofing the transcriptions, which resulted in bringing the total of … Read more