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Resources

The resources highlighted below may be of interest.

Are you planning an event to mark the centenary in your area? Or perhaps you would just like to learn more about this important period in Irish history? These resources may be of interest.

Note the following list is not comprehensive. It will be updated as new resources become available.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade funding

A limited amount of funding may be available from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to support projects that reflect the priorities of the Ireland 2016 programme. Please contact the Embassy or your local Consulate General for details.

The original Proclamation of Independence.

The 1916 Rising: Personalities & Perspectives, an online exhibition by the National Library of Ireland

1916 and its Place in Irish History, a permanent exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland with accompanying information online.

Irish Lives in War and Revolution: Exploring Ireland's History 1912-1923, a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offered by Trinity College Dublin, starting March 16 2015.

Century Ireland

The Century Ireland project is an online historical newspaper that tells the story of the events of Irish life a century ago. 

The Letters of 1916

The Letters of 1916 project is the first public humanities project in Ireland.  It is creating a crowd-sourced digital collection of letters written around the time of the Easter Rising (1 November 1915 – 31 October 1916).