Posts Tagged With: 1916 Rising

Cookie Crumbles #11

Hello all!!


In honor of William Shakespeare’s Birthday, here’s a handy link full of Shakespearean insults that you can use in your day to day life. Enjoy!

Following on the heels of our Ireland in 100 Objects post, here is a link to the BBC’s History of the World in 100 objects. You can watch videos or download podcasts covering each item and its history as well as check out the interactive timeline and highlights from the collection of objects. Check out today’s object, the Mummy of Hornedjitef.

Above we’ve linked a recent news clip by RTE covering the commemoration of the 1916 rising, which celebrated its 97th anniversary this year. With the 100th Anniversary of this historic event fast approaching, there is much discussion over how to properly commemorate this event. What are your thoughts?


For all of you bibliophiles out there, here’s a link to an article on one of the most beautiful libraries in the United States, located in Kansas City, Missouri. I mean, check out the parking garage pictured above!!! Who wouldn’t want to visit?!

And last, but not least, on this day in 1613 Belfast was grated a royal charter to become a city. Linked above is a fascinating slide show that looks back through Belfast’s street through the last 100 years.

Until next week!

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Walking Tour at the National Museum, Decorative Arts & History

Walking Tour Event Details

If you have some free time tomorrow morning, be sure to check this out!

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