Letters of 1916 celebrates its first birthday!

On 27 September 2014 Letters of 1916 celebrated its first birthday. Since its launch the project has grown rapidly. Our 1,000th letter went public in July 2014 and there are currently almost 1,500 letters available to transcribe in the transcription desk.  In collecting letters we have collaborated with thirteen cultural institutions, libraries and archives and plans … Read more

Kildare Launch of Letters of 1916

The Letters of 1916 was launched on 8 May 2014 at the National University of Ireland Maynooth (NUIM) to mark the move from Trinity College Dublin to its next phase at An Foras Feasa, The Institute for Research in Irish Historical and Cultural Traditions.  The Kildare launch was a great success! Both, the transcription and scanning lab went over … 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