Roger Casement’s letter is to be auctioned at Sotheby’s in London next month. “A letter by Roger Casement to the police inspector responsible for his custody, written just three months before his execution and detailing his attitude towards England and the English, is to be auctioned at Sotheby’s in London next month. Casement wrote the letter – … Read more
Digital media give us a great opportunity to preserve, access and use the memories from the Great War. Click here to read and transcribe some of the letters related to the World War I from the Letters of 1916 Project online archive. These letters give moving and fascinating insights into Irish lives from the time of … Read more
The 1916: Seachtar Dearmadta is a new documentary series that looks at the lives of the other 7 men executed in Kilmainham gaol in the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising. The first episode aired on TG4 on Wednesday 6 November 2013 and focused on Michael Mallin. If you missed the first episode of the series, you can catch … Read more
It’s great to see the Letters of 1916 Project made it in the news as far as Japan! The project was featured on the Current Awareness Portal back in September 2013. CA Portal is the site of the National Diet Library in Japan, which posts latest news about libraries, information science and their community. Click here to read the … Read more
Robert Doyle, Michael Gorman and Michael Hanna added their family letters to the Letters 1916 online collection. They showed The Irish Times the originals and other items of family history from the period and shared their family stories with Peter Murtagh. It is great to see that the Letters 1916 Project encouraged the three donors, as well as many others, … Read more
The Letters of 1916 project was launched on Friday September 27th, 2013 at 6pm at Discover Research Night, when researchers at Trinity College Dublin and the Royal Irish Academy invited the public to come and experience research in action. Members of the public brought family letters to the Trinity Long Room Hub to upload to the … Read more
Letters 1916 featured on the Global Perspectives on Digital History (gpdh.org) website. Click here to read the article.
The Letters of 1916 was listed in the Museums & Archive News section where you can find out all the latest news about Museums & Archive from The Heritage Council. Click here to read the full article.
We are delighted to see the Letters of 1916 Project featured in the Irish America magazine. Irish America magazine is the leading national glossy publication of Irish interest in North America. We are looking forward to contributions to the project from Across the Pond. Click here to read the full article by Adam Farley, Editorial Assistant at … Read more
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