Cork Launch of Letters 1916 | 25 – 26 November 2015

The Cork launch of the Letters of 1916 project took place on Thursday, 26th November 2015 in the Boole Library in University College Cork. This outreach event was the fourth in a series of Community Engagement Events held in 2015 thanks to a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Discover grant. We’re bringing @Letters1916 to #Cork! Join us in … Read more

Bealtaine Festival 2015 in Sligo

A special evening celebrating Sligo history and the men and women who came before us. You will learn of the incredible conditions and events that affected your ancestors’ lives. In this time of centenary celebrations, let expert speakers lead you on a journey into Sligo’s past. Chat to representatives from Hazelwood Demesne, County Sligo Heritage … Read more

Letters of 1916 Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon for International Women’s Day 2015

Join members of the Letters of 1916 project team and Maynooth University librarians for a “Write Women Back Into History” Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon on Friday 6 March 2015 from 9.30 – 13.30 in Maynooth University Library. This year’s International Women’s Day theme is “Make It Happen” and Digital Humanities projects are all about making things happen.  We are … Read more