Tag: Easter Rising

The Leinster Tragedy: Human Interest Stories brought to life by the Church of Ireland Gazette and Other Sources

To mark last week’s 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Leinster – torpedoed and sunk just one month before the end of the First World War – the Representative Church Body Library has compiled an online exhibition entitled

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The Church of Ireland & the Irish Convention, 1917

Previously hidden aspects of the Church of Ireland’s input and influence on the Irish Convention which opened in Trinity College Dublin one hundred years ago (on 25th July 1917) are brought to light in a new online exhibition from the

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Headlines in April 1917: the Church of Ireland Gazette

Recognising the value of digitization for unlocking information from relatively hidden primary sources, further funding to continue the process of digitizing and indexing the Church of Ireland Gazette has been committed from central Church funds to support an ongoing project,

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Book launch: Rebel Prods by Valerie Jones

On Monday 21 November the former Archbishop of Dublin, The Right Reverend Walton Empey, will launch a new book entitled Rebel Prods: The Forgotten Story of Protestant Radical Nationalists and the 1916 Rising by the late Dr Valerie Jones. The event will take place

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Launch of Irish Archives journal ‘Hidden Pages from the 1916 Rising’

The Irish Society for Archives extends an open invitation to members of the public to a reception in The National Archives marking the publication of Irish Archives (Vol. 23): Hidden Pages from the 1916 Rising . Edited by Susan Hood

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Women in the Church of Ireland and the Easter Rising

As part of Heritage Week (20-28 August) the Church of Ireland will be hosting a wide range of events including historical talks, tours and exhibitions. On Monday, 22nd August, St Patrick’s Cathedral will host a talk on women in the

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Reporting the Rising: A Church of Ireland Perspective

As some of you may know 2016 marks the 160th anniversary of the Church of Ireland Gazette. It was first published in March 1856. Initially known as the Irish Ecclesiastical Gazette (up to 1900) for the first three years of its existence the paper

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Dublin Protestants and the Easter Rising

On Thursday 24 March at 1 pm the Dublin Unitarian Church on St Stephen’s Green is holding a lunchtime public talk on ‘Dublin Protestants and the Easter Rising’.  The speaker will be Dr Martin Maguire, senior lecturer at Dundalk Institute of

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1916 Archival sources event: St Thomas’s Church

An Post and the Irish Society for Archives is hosting an event entitled ‘Hidden Pages from the 1916 Rising’ at St Thomas’s Church, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin 1, on Tuesday 2 February. With fives short papers and chaired by the

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CofI Gazette 1911-1923 digitised and searchable

The ongoing project to digitise the historical issues of the Church of Ireland Gazette has entered a new and exciting phase, with the successful uploading and indexing of this invaluable resource for the period 1911–1923. It is re–launched in January 2016

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