Poverty and War: County Kerry and the letters from 1916

by Thomas Dillon Lecture given at Kerry County Library, Tralee on 28th April 2016 as part of the Letters of 1916 event The Letters of 1916 project is an invaluable resource for historians researching life in Ireland one hundred years ago. This unique collection of original documents helps unearth the hidden history of life in … Read more

Letters of 1916 Kerry Launch | 28 April 2016

On Thursday 28th April, the Letters of 1916 project held one of its SFI funded Community Engagement events at Tralee Library in Moyderwell, Tralee, Co. Kerry Professor Susan Schreibman and Karolina Badzmierowska from the Letters of 1916 project were joined by local historian Thomas Dillon for talks ranging from an introduction to the Letters of 1916 project … Read more

Community Engagement Event in Tralee, Co.Kerry

Join us in Tralee, Co Kerry on Thursday 28 April 2016.  THE EVENT IS FREE. ALL WELCOME. LOCATION: Tralee Library Moyderwell, Tralee, Co. Kerry PROGRAMME: 5pm – 6pm | DROP-IN SESSION Have your letters photographed, meet the team behind the Letters of 1916 and find out more about technical aspects of the projects. The is an opportunity … Read more

Letters of 1916 project awarded a SFI Discover grant from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) for 2016

We are delighted to announce that the Letters of 1916 project has again been awarded a SFI Discover grant from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). The funding will allow the Letters of 1916 project to continue its outreach, with a second series of Community Engagement Events to be held in Donegal, Tralee, Sligo and an (as … Read more