#16Letters on RTÉ | Easter Sunday

Presented by Ryan Tubridy and filmed in the GPO, ’16 Letters is a major television event specially commissioned for RTE’s 1916 commemorations which sees the written words of ordinary and extraordinary people – caught up in a time of blood, sacrifice and rebellion – brought back to life … one hundred years after they were … Read more

1916: A Letter from Ireland, BBC 4 Radio, 27 March 2016

  Letters of 1916: A Year in the Life was the subject of a 30 minute radio documentary on BBC 4 Radio which was broadcast on Easter Sunday (27 March 2016).  To listen back to the documentary, click the image on the right. The BBC Radio player will open in a new window. From the … Read more

Letters of 1916 | RTÉ Guide, 24 March – 1 April 2016

On Easter Sunday (28 March 2016), a new documentary featuring letters from the Letters of 1916: A Year in the Life collection will be aired on RTÉ One at 7pm.  ’16 Letters takes us back into the heart of history by exploring the first-hand accounts of ordinary citizens who were caught up in the Rising. … Read more

Letters of 1916 series in Irish Independent, March – May 2016

As part of their ‘Rising Memories’ series to commemorate the 1916 Easter Rising, the Irish Independent will feature a series of letters from the Letters of 1916: A Year in the Life collection. Over a period of eleven weeks, on a weekly basis, letters from the collection will be showcased on the new site. In the first … Read more

LETTERS OF 1916: Launch

The Letters of 1916: A Year in the Life project was officially launched by Dr Catriona Crowe, Head of Special Projects at the National Archives of Ireland, at the Officer’s Mess, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Military Road, Rathmines on 2 March 2016. Additional speakers included Andrea Martin, Professor Philip Nolan, Dominic Price and Professor Susan Schreibman. … Read more

Letters 1916 Project featured on Irish Central website

IrishCentral is the largest Irish site in North America and covers news and interests, from the nostalgic and the modern Irish America and Ireland. We are delighted to see the Letters of 1916 Project featured on the Irish Central website, which has over 2 million unique visitors monthly. We hope it will encourage contributions to the … Read more

Letters of 1916 featured in the CLANN e-newsletter

Letters 1916 Project featured in the Irish Family History Foundation‘s e-newsletter “Clann”. Click here to read the newsletter. The Irish Family History Foundation (IFHF) with its all Ireland network of local county genealogy centres is the largest provider of professional family history research services in Ireland.  The IFHF operates on an all-island basis and believes that genealogy … Read more

Letters 1916 Project on the RTE Six One News

The Letters 1916 Project was featured on the RTE Six One News this evening. Philip Bromwell, RTÉ News Video Journalist joined our Associate Editors Karolina Badzmierowska and Brian Hughes photographing the letters of 1916 at the National Archives of Ireland. The report also included an interview with the project’s Principle Investigator and Editor-in-Chief, Prof Susan Schreibman and contributors: Tessa … Read more

Letters of 1916 featured on Paul Milner’s Genealogy blog

We are delighted to see the Letters of 1916 Project featured on Paul Milner’s blog. Paul Milner, a native of northern England, is a professional genealogist and internationally known lecturer with 30 years’ experience, specializing in British Isles research. He writes: One of the keys to this project is that it will highlight the thoughts, ideas, and … Read more