Letters of 1916 Launch Slideshow

At the Letters of 1916 launch on Wednesday 2 March, at the top of the room, a slideshow was playing which featured letters, contributors, institutions, events and workflow from the beginning of the project to the launch date. In the slideshow, we tried to capture the essence of the project and to give a snapshot … Read more

Cork launch of “1916 in Transition” | UCC, Thursday 26 November, 7.45pm

1916 in Transition | Image: Military Archives of Ireland

We are delighted to invite History teachers to the Cork launch of “1916 in Transition” in Boole Lecture Theatre 2, University College Cork at 7.45pm on Thursday 26 November 2015. The “1916 in Transition” project was developed by the Letters of 1916 project and the Military Archives. The project provides 1916 themed lesson plans for … Read more

Featured Letter by Sean Driver

We have just added a featured letter post to the site.  The post was created by Sean Driver, an English Studies graduate from Trinity College, Dublin.  Sean is currently completing an M.Phil in Digital Humanities and Culture and hopes to pursue a career as an English Teacher. The feature deals with a letter which was written by Joseph … Read more

Featured letter: Letter from Joseph Michael Stanley to George Bernard Shaw, 28 March 1916

FEATURED LETTER Letter from Joseph Michael Stanley to George Bernard Shaw, 28 March 1916 (Military Archives of Ireland) by Sean Driver ‘Seditious Matter’ in Dublin 1916. The Printing Press and the Pistol. Among the 1916 letters in the Military Archives of Ireland’s Bureau of Military History Contemporary Documents Collection, there is one curious looking document. On an … Read more