Progress update: November 2016

In November 2016 You have transcribed in total 117353 characters. We welcomed 56 new users in November 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1721. Currently there are 3300 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2939 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on 2 March 2016, you can explore the completed and fully transcribed … Read more

1916: A Year in the Life in Louth

Join us on Sunday, 13th November 2016 at The Governor’s House, Drogheda Museum Millmount, Co. Louth to learn more about ‘1916: A Year in the Life in Louth’. The event is organised in a collaboration with the Drogheda Museum Millmount, The Old Drogheda Society and the Droichead Arts Centre and is part of an exciting programme … Read more

Progress update: October 2016

In October 2016 You have transcribed in total 401140 characters, which is one of the highest numbers we have ever recorded. We welcomed 57 new users since September 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1665. Currently there are 3120 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2843 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on … Read more

Progress update: September 2016

In September 2016 You have transcribed in total 128891 characters. We welcomed 71 new users since August 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1608. Currently there are 3073 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2783 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on 2 March 2016, you can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters in … Read more

Progress update: August 2016

In August 2016 You have transcribed in total 55626 characters. We welcomed 6 new users since July 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1537. Currently there are 3021 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2784 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on 2 March 2016, you can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters … Read more

Michael Farry will be speaking at the Letters of 1916 SFI Community Engagement event in Sligo

We are delighted to announce Michael Farry as a speaker at the Letters of 1916 SFI Community Engagement event on Tuesday 13 September 2016 at Hawk’s Well Theatre in Sligo. Michael Farry, a retired primary teacher, is a native of Coolaney, Co. Sligo. He obtained a PhD in Trinity College, Dublin 1999 for his thesis on … Read more

Progress update: July 2016

In July 2016 You have transcribed in total 85112 characters. We welcomed 11 new users since June 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1531. Currently there are 2991 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2742 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on 2 March 2016, you can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters … Read more

Letters of 1916 SFI Community Engagement event in Sligo | 13 September 2016

On Tuesday 13th September, the Letters of 1916 project will held one of its SFI funded Community Engagement events at Hawk’s Well Theatre in Sligo. This event is an opportunity for the Letters of 1916 to conduct a collection event in Sligo to digitise any letters that the public will bring along. We are interested in … Read more

Progress update: June 2016

In June 2016 You have transcribed in total 201721 characters. We welcomed 16 new users since May 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1520. Currently there are 2876 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2604 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on 2 March 2016, you can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters in … Read more

Progress update: May 2016

In May 2016 You have transcribed in total 186634 characters. We welcomed 38 new users since April 2016, bringing the total number of registered users to 1504. Currently there are 2644 letters uploaded to the system, of which 2453 are available to view and transcribe online. Since our launch on 2 March 2016, you can explore the completed and fully transcribed letters in more … Read more