Long and short terms causes of the civil rights movement – Four evenings of public lectures and discussions

A four-part series with inputs from historians and discussion with member of the audience. 1921-1968 North and South the two Irelands Speakers: Dr Eamon Phoenix, Professor Henry Patterson and Dr Russell Rees Tuesday February 12th 7.00 pm commencing at 7.30pm Clifton House, North Queen St, Belfast BT15 1EQ Book your free tickets… Change without change: … Read more


  Gaeltacht Civil Rights Event Thursday 4 October – 7pm Tower Museum The TG4 documentary An Mar a Chéile Muid? on the Gaeltacht Civil Rights movement in Conamara in 1968 will be shown followed by panel discussion with Seán Ó Cualáin, filmmaker, Fearghal Mag Uiginn (BBC Blas), Sara Ní Chuireáin, Mícheál Colm Mac Giolla Easpaig which … Read more

Madge Davison Lecture – ‘Inequality and Unfairness in 2018: What Would Madge Have Said? – Tue 25 September 2018, 7pm

Speaker: Professor Brice Dickson Location: The Moot Court Room (Level 2, room 006), School of Law, Main Site Tower, Queen’s University Belfast Chair: Ann Hope 50 years after the civil rights marches, Brice Dickson will give the Madge Davison Lecture which will highlight Madge’s role in civil rights and cover issues close to Madge’s heart, … Read more

Inez McCormack Civil Rights Women’s Conference – Saturday 8 September 2018

PRONI, Titanic Quarter, Belfast Celebrating the life of Inez McCormack and women who led civil rights and who campaign for human rights and equality today. Speakers include: Baronness May Blood, Susan McKay, Patricia McKeown, Lily Kerr, Brid Rodgers, Lynda Walker, Kellie Turtle and Vinnie McCormack For booking detail go to:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/inez-mccormack-civil-rights-womens-conference-tickets-48830281687

Civil Rights Leader Bernadette McAliskey to Speak at The McCluskey Civil Rights Summer School

The 50th Anniversary Civil Rights Commemoration Committee invite you to the McCluskey Civil Rights Summer School on Saturday 18 August 2018 in the Junction,12 Beechvalley Way, Dungannon, Co. Tyrone, BT70 1BS This event honours the role of Dr Conn and Patricia McCluskey in the Campaign for Social Justice. The theme is  “50 Years On – The Civil Rights Challenges in … Read more

Get your free tickets for Civil Rights Missed Opportunity Event as part of Feile Festival Fri, August 3, 2018

Speakers: Brid Rodgers, Civil Rights Activist and former Deputy Leader SDLP Declan Kearney MLA, Sinn Féin National Chairperson Nelson McCausland former DUP MLA John Lowry Workers Party For further information contact Cllr Tim Attwood Secretary 07802279939 or attwoodt@belfastcity.gov.uk Organised by The 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Commemoration Committee and Slugger O’Toole. Event is free but to … Read more

Get your free tickets for The Civil Rights Movement: From Anger to Action

50 years after Civil Rights, civil rights activists will speak personally about why they got involved in civilrights and social change, what barriers were in their way, how were they treated and what impact did civil rights have? Speakers: Fionbarra O’Dochartaigh, Derry, founding member of NICRA, Eileen Weir, Shankill Women’s Centre and trade unionist Joe Bowers. Part of the Belfast Pride Festival. Tickets are free but … Read more

Get your free tickets for Housing Then and Now, Jun 15, 2018

Where The Junction, 12 Beechvalley Way, Dungannon, BT70 1BS View Map When Jun 15, 20189:30AM – 4:30PM About the Event 9.30 Registration 10.00 A History of Housing in Northern Ireland – Professor Paddy Gray 11.00 Coffee 11.30 Caledon – Austin Currie 12.00 Housing Conditions and Allocations in the Seventies and Since – Joe Frey 1.00 … Read more