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Decade of Centenaries

Decade of Centenaries

Culture Division, Donegal County Council

‌The Culture Division of Donegal County Council will deliver the following programme of activities in 2020 as part of the Decade of Centenaries Commemorations. These activities have been supported by the Department of  Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 initiative.

 

 

 

Donegal County Archives 

Digitisation of the Archives (minutes of meetings) of County Donegal’s Ten Rural District Councils during the Revolutionary period in County Donegal, 1918 – 1925

 

The Archives Service will digitise and make available on-line the bound volumes of the minutes of meetings which are currently stored in the Archives repository in Lifford. These archives are the minutes of meetings of County Donegal’s ten Rural District Councils, during the aftermath of the 1916 Rising, the 1918 General Election, War of Independence, partition, Civil War and early years of the Irish Free State, 1918 - 1925.

 

For further Information please contact

Donegal County Archives Office

Three Rivers Centre

Lifford

Co. Donegal

F93 PN3H

Tel: 074 9153900

Email: archivist@donegalcoco.ie

 

 

 

Donegal County Museum

Decade of Centenaries Booklet

 

Donegal County Museum will deliver a booklet on the theme of the Decade of Centenaries focussing on the current centenaries – War of Independence; Partition; and the Civil War, as they relate to County Donegal. The booklet will promote a wider understanding of these historical events and their impact in Donegal. It will explore the story from all perspectives and highlight the events of the period using both local and national resources.

 

For further information, please contact

Donegal County Museum

High Road

Letterkenny

Co. Donegal

F92 K123

Tel: 074 9124613

Email: museum@donegalcoco.ie

  

 

Regional Cultural Centre

Video Pieces

 

The Regional Cultural Centre working with Dark Daughter productions will deliver a series of  Cross Border video pieces which explore the experiences of women during the Struggle for Independence and the changing role of women in society during the revolutionary period. The video pieces will highlight a previously unexplored aspect of our history and will be presented in a format accessible to a wide audience. 

 

For further information, please contact 

Regional Cultural Centre

Regional Cultural Centre

Cove Hill, Port Road

Letterkenny

Co. Donegal

Tel: 074 912 9186

 

 

 

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