07 Sep 2017

Dr Roberto Mazza is the co-organiser of '100 Years after ... The British Legacy in Palestine: Balfour and Beyond' taking place on the 02 November 2017 12:00 to 16:30 at American Colony Hotel, East Jerusalem. Full details available at: You can listen to Roberto's full talk here:

06 Sep 2017

Tonight seventeen students begin their Certificate in Local History at the Workhouse Centre, Portumna. Welcome to UL and the Department of History, and enjoy your studies.

28 Aug 2017

Professor Bernadette Whelan has been appointed as one of the general editors of the Documents on Irish Foreign Policy. This is a project of the Royal Irish Academy, the Department of Foreign Affairs and the National Archives of Ireland and was established in 1997. The project publishes essential source material for anyone interested in the development of Irish foreign policy since 1919.

26 Jul 2017

In 2017 Universities Ireland will award four bursaries to students undertaking post-graduate study on a topic relating to the 1912-1923 period in Ireland, the decade of the First World War and the division of the island into the states of Ireland (Irish Free State) and Northern Ireland.  Read the full details here