We are hiring: join our team!

Letters 1916-23 is delighted to announce three job openings: two postdocs and one research assistant. This is a unique opportunity to join a vibrant public engagement project as we enter a new phase of research. 

Funding from the Irish Research Council is allowing the project to expand its scope through 1923, covering the Anglo-Irish War, Irish independence, and the Irish Civil War. It is also funding the construction of a new technical framework, from ingestion of new letters to publication to new modalities of text analysis and visualisation. 


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Footage of the 1916 Rising from the British Pathé Archive now available on YouTube

  Last week, the British Pathé news archive, comprising of over 85,000 videos, was uploaded to its YouTube channel.   Among the many gems in the archive, there are some scenes of Dublin in the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising:   Read more about the “unprecedented release of vintage news reports” on the British Pathé … Read more

Film A TERRIBLE BEAUTY / ÁILLE AN UAFÁIS will air for the 1st time on 21 April 2014 on TG4

**A Terrible Beauty/Áille An Uafáis will air for the very first time on tv this coming easter monday, april 21st 2014, on TG4 at 9.30pm.** A TERRIBLE BEAUTY… background to story. from Tile Films Ltd on Vimeo.     Introduction from the 1916film.com website: A terrible beauty… Tells the story of the men and women of the easter rising. … Read more

Letters 1916 Project awarded a grant from The European Association for the Digital Humanities (EADH)

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a grant from The European Association for the Digital Humanities (EADH). The EADH is an organisation which represents and actively supports Digital Humanities projects such as Letters of 1916. With the grant received from the EADH, the Letters 1916 team will organise a community engagement event in … Read more