We are pleased to announce that the Decade of Centenaries Timeline has been nominated for the Celtic Media Festival Kieran Hegarty Award For Innovation. The nomination coincides with the publication of our booklet of Decade of Centenaries Suggested Activities to accompany the website.
The Decade of Centenaries timeline website was launched on 20th June at PRONI. The aims of the launch were: to introduce the audience to the website, to use it to showcase the content of local archives and to encourage the audience to undertake their own research. Speakers included Dr Éamon Phoenix, Deirdre MacBride, CRC and Stephen Scarf, PRONI. Continue reading “Decade of Centenaries Timeline Website Launch”
Just putting the finishing touches to the Decade of Centenaries Timeline, a new free educational web resource that provides an illustrated timeline of events from Ulster’s history; 1885-1925. The website was commissioned by Community Relations Council NI to reflect its Remembering the Future – A Decade of Anniversaries initiative. We will be holding a launch for the website during Community Relations Week which runs between 16th-20th June 2014. The launch will provide an introduction and demonstration of the new Decade of Centenaries Timeline with talks from Dr Éamon Phoenix and PRONI on researching and using archive material to give context to the Decade of Anniversaries events.
There is a great range of content available across all platforms that explore the Decade of Centenaries. Some resources like RTE’s Century Ireland cover the whole period whereas others such as Ireland’s Memorial Records focus on a specific event or topic. For the Decade of Centenaries timeline, I am using a range sources of information to ensure the content will be accurate, balanced and engaging. Continue reading “Decade of Centenaries Resources”