Reflections from Waterford

Contributed by Dr Ciara Meehan, project Principal Investigator. As you step off the train in Waterford, you can’t escape history. The train station is named after Joseph Mary Plunkett, one...

In Conclusion: Waterford

Contributed by Dr Ciara Meehan, project Principal Investigator. My tour of Irish centres and communities across Britain and Ireland will come to a close next week, in Waterford. Travelling to...

Further Thoughts from Enniskillen: The Poppy

Contributed by Dr Ciara Meehan, project Principal Investigator. In my last post about the Enniskillen workshop I recounted the varying views on the act of remembering. In today’s post, I...

Memory and Meaning in Enniskillen

Contributed by Dr Ciara Meehan, project Principal Investigator. In my last post, I wrote about my planned visit to Enniskillen for the Northern Irish-leg of this workshop tour. I got...

Enniskillen Workshop

Contributed by Dr Ciara Meehan I’m off to Enniskillen later this week for a workshop about Irish memories of the First World War and attitudes towards commemoration. The event is...

St John Ervine: A playwright at war

Contributed by Andrew Maunder As the Finborough Theatre in London stages a new production of St John Ervine’s 1913 powerful suffrage play Jane Clegg, it’s worth thinking more about the play’s......

Wheathampstead’s First World War project

Link here to Wheathampstead’s First World War project:  http://wheathampsteadheritage.org.uk/history-society-gwp.asp Looking forward to hearing more from the group ever since we held a workshop toget...