This section contains archival material, articles and podcasts relating to the commemoration of historical events, identifying the links between history and memory.
Our commemorations posts include:
- 1916 and Me / 2016 and Us - This series consists of more than 40 interviews, recorded in Dublin and Belfast throughout 2016, with individuals (academics, community leaders, politicians, artists, writers and members of the public) giving their views on the significance of the events of 1916 and also on the meaning of commemoration.
- Guy Beiner on Intra-Community Remembering and Forgetting: Commemorative Possessiveness and Envy in Ulster
- The Irish at Gallipoli podcast series by Jeff Kildea.
- Jeff Gildea on ANZAC Day
- Commemorating Clontarf: 1014 through the Ages. A special two-part History Hub series commissioned to mark 1000 years since the Battle of Clontarf.
- Commemoration Special: JFK assassination. History Hub presents a number of documents relating to the political reaction in Ireland to John F Kennedy’s assassination.
- Eoin McNeill: Revolutionary and Scholar – in this special commemorative series, History Hub looks at the political and academic careers of Eoin MacNeill.
- Towards 2016 - Mary Daly on the fascinating 1916 material digitised as part of the Irish Virtual Research Library and Archive (IVRLA).