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Belvedere 1916 exhibition

April 29, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Belvedere College is hosting an exhibition ‘Strong Hearts Stir‘ and a schedule of events to mark the centenary commemoration of the 1916 Rising on Friday, 29th April and Saturday 30th April at Belvedere House, 6 Great Denmark Street, Dublin 1. The exhibition Belvedere in 1916, will show what life was like in the school 100 years ago and will feature projects by Belvedere College students and the wider Belvedere community. Among the events are a ‘Questions and Answers’ 1916 Special hosted by historian and broadcaster John Bowman with a panel including former Taoiseach John Bruton, and talks by Dr Catriona Crowe of the National Archives, Joe Duffy, broadcaster & Gene Kerrigan, author and journalist. Entry to the exhibition is free.

Strong Hearts Stir: Belvedere College SJ 1916 Exhibition (29th & 30th April)


Friday, April 29th 
6.00pm (Belvedere House)

Exhibition – 5.00pm – 8.00pm

Featuring 1916 projects researched and produced by Belvedere College SJ students and the wider Belvedere community

 

6.00pm (Lecture Theatre)

Questions and Answers’ 1916 Special

Would Ireland have achieved independence had the Rising never taken place?

Hosted by John Bowman

Panel: Former Taoiseach John Bruton, Professor Ronan Fanning (UCD), Eunan O Halpin (TCD), Liam Maloney (UCD)
7.00pm – 7.45pm (O’Reilly Theatre)

First Year Play (Tickets from www.oreillytheatre.com)

Children of the Rising by Fiachra Sheridan

Performed by the students of Belvedere College SJ and students of neighbouring schools

Saturday, April 30th

10.30am (Belvedere House)

Exhibition – 10.30am – 6.30pm

Featuring 1916 projects researched and produced by Belvedere College SJ students and the wider Belvedere community

10.30am – 11.30am (Lecture Theatre)

Chaired by Keelin Shanley, Broadcaster

Session 1- Belvedere Boys in 1916

  1. Cathal Brugha; from Belvedere to the Barricades

Delivered by Professor Cathal McSwiney Brugha

  1. What’s for dinner? Food and Nutrition in 1916

12.00pm – 1.00pm (Lecture Theatre)

Chaired by Ms Keelin Shanley, Broadcaster

Session 2 – Children of the Rising

  1. The Children of the Rising

Delivered by Joe Duffy, Author and Broadcaster

  1. The Children of the Rising; from Page to Stage

Delivered by Fiachra Sheridan, Author and Teacher

1.30pm – 2.15pm (O’Reilly Theatre)

First Year Play (Tickets from www.oreillytheatre.com)

2.00pm – 3.00pm (Lecture Theatre)

Chaired by Sean Rocks, Broadcaster

Session 3 – Dublin in 1916

  1. Dublin of the Rising; a social picture

Delivered by Dr Catriona Crowe, Head of Special Projects at the National Archives of Ireland

  1. The Scrap; a true story from witness statements from the Bureau of Military History

Delivered by Gene Kerrigan, Author and Journalist

3.30pm – 4.30pm (Lecture Theatre)

Chaired by Sean Rocks, Broadcaster

Session 4 – Life and Times

  1. ‘More danger than he can digest: Temple Street Hospital and the 1916 Rising’

Delivered by Dr Barry Kennerk, Archivist at Temple Street Children’s Hospital

  1. Joseph Mary Plunkett; from schoolboy to strategist

Delivered by Honor Ó Brolcháin, Joseph Plunkett’s great-niece

6.00pm – 6.45pm (O’Reilly Theatre)

First Year Play (Tickets from www.oreillytheatre.com)

Organizer

Belvedere College
Phone:
01 8586600
Email:
hmsec@belvederecollege.ie
Website:
http://www.belvederecollege.ie

Venue

Belvedere College
6 Great Denmark Street,
Dublin 1,
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Phone:
01 8586600
Website:
http://www.belvederecollege.ie