Letters written on St Patrick’s Day in 1916

What were people saying when they put pen to paper to write letters on St Patrick’s day in 1916? Thanks to the new Letters of 1916 discovery database, we can get a snapshot of the words written on this day a century ago. A quick dip in to the letters informs us that Alexander McDowell from … Read more

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

Cork Launch of Letters 1916, University College Cork | 26 November 2015

You are invited to the Cork launch of the Letters of 1916 which will be taking place on Thursday 26 November in the the Boole Library and Boole Lecture Theatre 2, University College Cork. (map). The event will have several components. From 2 – 5pm the Letters team will be in the Research Skills Teaching … Read more