Past Events

Project Location Date
“What is a Republic?” Public discussion with Prof. Kevin Whelan, French Ambassador Thebault and more speakers. Gorey Library 25th of November 2015
Launch of dedicated website to promote the Co. Wexford 1916 centenary commemorative programme with links to the National 2016 website. www.enniscorthy1916.ie 9th November, 2015
‘Co. Wexford Personalities of The 1916 Rising’ – a booklet by Bernard Browne, Historian. Co. Wexford. 4th Quarter 2015
Historical Workshop: ‘Reading the Rising : an examination of the literature of 1916,’ by Ciara L. Murphy, University College, Galway. Wexford County Library & Enniscorthy Library, Co. Wexford. 26th September, 17th October, 7th & 28th November, 2015
Launch of County Wexford Schools Pack. This teaching resource will enable students both primary and secondary level to learn and understand the events of the 1916 in their own county. The Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford.

 

 

2nd December, 2015
Historical Workshops: ‘Reading the Rising : an examination of the literature of 1916 – will include elements addressing literature of 1916 written in the Irish Language’. Wexford & Enniscorthy Libraries, Co. Wexford. 26th September, 17th October,

7th & 28th November, 2015

Historical Lecture: ‘Indomitable Revolutionaries: the women of Easter Week, 1916’ by Dr. Conor McNamara. Enniscorthy Library, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. 10th September, 2015
Historical Lecture: ‘The Rise of the Irish Volunteers- The Enniscorthy Experience’ by Dr. William Murphy, Mater Dei Institute, Dublin. Enniscorthy Library, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. 8th October,

2015

Historical Lecture: The art of Sean Keating: an Irish artist’s response to revolution and the creation of the Irish Free State’ by Elaine Hoysted, University College Cork. New Ross Library, New Ross, Co. Wexford. 13th October, 2015
Historical Lecture: ‘British Intelligence and 1916’ by Eunan O’Halpin, Professor of Contemporary Irish History and International Integration Studies, Trinity College Dublin Wexford County Library, Wexford 22nd October, 2015
Historical Lecture: ‘William Butler Yeats: where myth, history and lived experience battle it out with dramatic intensity’ by Dr. Derek Coyle, Carlow College. Wexford County Library, Wexford. 27th October, 2015
Historical Lecture: ‘The Other Rising- Enniscorthy in 1916,’ by author Helen Ashdown. Enniscorthy Library, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. 12th  November, 2015
facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail