Help us Transcribe!

The Letters of 1916 transcription lab will be open directly after the project launch this evening. Help us get letters transcribed and ready for further processing. Try your hand. We will have Letters 1916 staff on site to help you make out tricky handwriting. The lab is on the east side of campus. It is … Read more

Interesting Questions… Letters 1916 Project on BBC News Northern Ireland

Easter Rising: Trinity College Dublin launches letters appeal “A leading Irish university has launched an ambitious project aimed at understanding more about one of the most tumultuous periods in the country’s history. Trinity College Dublin is gathering letters and photographs from the year spanning the 1916 Easter Rising to build a new digital archive on … Read more

Letters 1916 Project on BBC History Magazine website

Could your family photos and letters help researchers examine 1916 Easter Rising?  “Members of the public are being called upon to dig out old family letters and photographs, to help researchers better understand life in Ireland around the time of the 1916 Easter Rising. From love letters to correspondence about politics or everyday life, families … Read more

The Letters of 1916 Project was featured in SILICON REPUBLIC

The Letters of 1916 Project was featured on Ireland’s No 1 resource for digital / technology news: the SILICON REPUBLIC. “In what is being described as a ‘digital collection’ of letters, a new crowdsourced history project is launching at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) this week. The goal is to get the public to upload online any letters … Read more