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Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Winter lecture series: 1916: Rebellion, War and Commemoration in Ireland and beyond

Glasnevin Trust and Trinity College Dublin have announced details of their winter lecture series: '1916: Rebellion, War and Commemoration in Ireland and beyond’. Here's the schedule:

Thursday 28 January: Life and crime in the city before the Rising, with Padraig Yeates

Thursday 4 February:
'They shall be speaking for ever': remembering the Abbey rebels, with Fearghal McGarry

Thursday 11 February: War, risings and rebellions beyond Ireland - the strategic context of 1916, with David Murphy

Thursday 18 February: 'There seems to be something wrong with our bloody ships today': Re-evaluating the Battle of Jutland (1916), with Ian Speller

Thursday 25 February:
Divided history in a divided society: Commemorating the Rising and the Somme in Northern Ireland, with Marie Coleman

Thursday 3 March:
From shoe box to window box, commemoration of the First World War in Ireland from 1919 to present day, with Tom Burke

Venue: Milestone Gallery, Glasnevin Cemetery, Finglas Road, Dublin 11.
Tickets: €10 per lecture or €50 for the series of six. Booking: T: (0)1 882 6577 E: booking@glasnevintrust.ie
Time: 7pm.
More details.