Welcome to the 1916 Centenary website for Co. Kildare

Ireland’s Call: the Kildare Diaspora and the 1916 Rising

Seminar @ NUI Maynooth September 17 2016

A seminar in conjunction with Maynooth University and the Centre for the Study of Irish Historic Houses and Estates with lectures on John Devoy, John Joseph Byron, William Francis Roantree, Teresa Brayton and John Kenny.

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Events / Imeachtaí

Cultural Expression Cultural Expression

Léiriú Cultúrtha

Revolution! 1916  - Public Art Trail by Paul Woods

Revolution! 1916 – Public Art Trail by Paul Woods

Naas
1 Jun 2016 until 30 Sep 2016

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Aras Chill Dara, Naas, Co. Kildare

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Léiriú Cultúrtha

Michael Rowley Exhibition

Michael Rowley Exhibition

Curragh
2 Jun 2016 until 29 Sep 2016

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Curragh Military Museum, Curragh, Co. Kildare

Calling Kildare’s Centenarians

11 Jul 2016 until 31 Dec 2016

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Historical Reflection Historical Reflection

Machnamh ar an Stair

Remembering War and Revolution - Lecture

Remembering War and Revolution – Lecture

Castledermot
29 Sep 2016

8:00 pm - 9:15 pm


Teach Diarmada, Castledermot, Co. Kildare

Cultural Expression Cultural Expression

Léiriú Cultúrtha

16 in 16: Stories for the Ear

16 in 16: Stories for the Ear

1 Oct 2016 until 31 Oct 2016

All Day


Youth and Imagination Youth and Imagination

An Óige agus an tSamhlaíocht

One Book, One Year

One Book, One Year

1 Oct 2016 until 31 Oct 2016

All Day


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  • Smashing Times Theatre Co.
  • Moonfish Theatre
  • Artist for a day programme
  • Little Stories Little Prints Project

Projects

Ongoing projects to mark the 1916 Centenary

  • 1916 Bibliography
  • Eamonn O’Modhrain

History

Discover Co. Kildare’s involvement in the events of 1916

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Check out our YouTube Channel
Kildare Decade of Commemorations

Kildare Decade of Commemorations’ YouTube channel has a selection of short videos capturing various events that have taken place throughout the county to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising. Featured videos include events that took place in Athy, Leixlip, Maynooth, Monasterevin, Naas, Newbridge, and Two Mile House.
At the end of the year a video capturing the variety of events which took place during 2016 will be released on the channel.

Check out our channel: Kildare Decade of Commemorations – Youtube.com

Éamonn Ó Modhráin – A Revolutionary Journey Exhibition

Discovered while clearing out an attic by family member Robert Doyle, Athgarvan, in 2010, the Ó Modhráin family’s documents and personal effects are a collection of historical items that give a unique insight into Irish nationalism at a local level.

Éamonn Ó Modhráin (1881-1954) was a prominent nationalist and republican in Kildare during the early years of the 20th century. He was active in the Gaelic League, was arrested and imprisoned in 1916 and prominent in the War of Independence and Civil War.

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The exhibition will travel around the library network until the end of 2016.

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Every county has story. From #Kildare, a community remembering a forgotten hero #rte1916

Posted by RTÉ on Monday, March 21, 2016