Online Irish genealogy and history events, 17 – 30 May


Tuesday 18 May: Revolutionary Daughters: Nora and Ina Connolly, with Liz Gillis. Host: Áras Uí Chonghaile | James Connolly Visitor Centre, Virtual Spring Programme. 7pm. Free. All welcome. View on Facebook or YouTube.

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‘UNTOLD’ Donegal Women – War of Independence & Irish Civil War

, with Caroline Carr. Host: Donegal County Museum. 7:30pm. Free. All welcome. Talk will be via GoToMeeting. Book by email to museum@donegalcoco.ie or telephone 0749 124613.

Wednesday 19 May:: Elections and Propaganda in Ireland and Carlow 1917-1921: Votes, Violence and Victory, with Dr Elaine Callinan. Host: Carlow Historical and Archeological Society. 8pm. Free. On Zoom and Facebook. Details and links.

Thursday 20 May: Sources for house histories, with Nicola Morris MAGI and NAI archivist Natalie Milne. Host: National Archives of Ireland. Online. Free. 6pm. Need to register.

Tuesday 25 May: People Power and Places: Grand Jury Records and Local History, and afternoon seminar presented as part of the Beyond 2022: Ireland’s Virtual Record Treasury Research Project in association with Local Government Archivists and Records Managers. 2:30pm–5pm. Free. All welcome. Details and registration.

Tuesday 25 May: ‘Burning the Books’: Series Finale of Out of the Ashes. Lecture with Richard Ovenden, Bodley’s Librarian, Oxford, followed by Ovenden in conversation with Helen Shenton, College Librarian and Archivist of Trinity College Dublin. Hosted by Beyond 2022: Ireland’s Virtual Record Treasury Research Project in association with Local Government Archivists and Records Managers. Free. 7pm–8:30pm. Online. All welcome. Details and registration.

Tuesday 25 May: Past Lives: Exploring histories of Family, an online workshop and part of the Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival 2021. Host: University of Limerick. Includes the following presentations: The marginalisation of ex-servicemen in the Limerick District Lunatic Asylum, 1900-1925, with Stuart Clancy; The Earl Grey Orphans of Kilrush Union Workhouse, 1848-1850, with Sharon Dilger-Kelly; The South Limerick Volunteers, with Padraig Hogan. 4pm to 5pm. Details.

Thursday 27 May: WWI: Exploring the Irish Experience, a virtual exhibition tour. Host: National Library of Ireland. All welcome. Free, but need to book tickets. 11am.

Thursday 27 May: Climate shocks and climate change: Climate and society in 18th-century Ireland, with Professor James Kelly. The J.C. Beckett Memorial Lecture. Host: The Ulster Society of Irish Historical Studies (USIHS) and the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI). Online. 7-8pm.
Free, but need to register.

Source: IrishGenealogyNews https://www.irishgenealogynews.com/

Posted On: May 17, 2021 at 06:26AM