This landmark documentary, presented by Tullamore-born historian Dr. Paul Rouse (UCD), tells the stories of two Offaly men who took part in The 1916 Rising, Peadar Bracken from Tullamore and Éamonn Bulfin from Birr. Faithful Rising uses previously unseen family archive
Birr Theatre & Arts Centre
29th April 2016 at 8:00 pm
material, mixed with vibrant graphic novel style illustrations to bring their stories to life. Expert historians and descendants of Bulfin and Bracken also contribute to make this compelling viewing. One of the key commemorative events in Offaly marking the centenary of The Rising, the screening will be preceded by a drinks reception and followed by what is sure to be a riveting Q&A. Directed by Miriam Smyth and Gary Hoctor. Supported by Offaly 2016
The Midlands Regional Transition Team (MRTT) is collating proposals for projects which can assist a positive transition from peat harvesting and power generation in affected communities and related groups in the wider Midland Region.
Time: 22nd May at 4:00 pm to 12th June 2020 at 5:00 pm