Tipperary Library Service To Host Panel Discussion On The 1916 Rising

As 2016 draws to a close, Tipperary County Council Library Service is holding an author panel event on ‘1916: Remembering the Rising’. Join our panel discussion to remember, reflect and re-imagine this pivotal period in Irish history. The panel will feature writers who have approached the subject in diverse and interesting ways. Chaired by Fran […]

1916 Commemoration Season Gets Underway At Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

A very special 1916 Commemoration Season gets underway at Birr Theatre & Arts Centre this week. Starting this Saturday 16 April with the play, Sisters of the Rising, the next two months will see a packed programme of theatre, music, discussion, poetry & storytelling at the Offaly venue. Based on eye witness accounts of women […]

1916 Easter Rising to be celebrated in European Parliament

A two-day celebration of Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising will take place in the European Parliament in Brussels next week.   The celebration will comprise of a series of events which will include historical and political hearings, a concert of Irish music, dramatic re-enactments and a presentation of a copy of the 1916 Proclamation of Independence.   […]