North East,Easter 1916 Commemorations


Easter 1916 Commemoration, Market Square, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan.

The South Monaghan Easter 1916 Commemoration Committee, with support from Monaghan County Council, unveiled a 1916 Easter Rising monument on the Market Square following a parade through the town on Easter Monday 2016.


M.A.D Youth Theatre Easter 1916 Performance, Courthouse, Dundalk, Co. Louth.

As part of the nationwide re-imagining the Easter Rising events, members of M.A.D Youth Theatre Dundalk gave a very well received public performance at midday outside the courthouse on Easter Monday.

Aurora Borealis


The Aurora Borealis, otherwise known as The Northern Lights, as seen from Ireland on New Year’s Eve 2015. ©Julie Corcoran 

Aurora begins

Aurora Borealis show begins just before midnight on New Year’s Eve 2015. ©Julie Corcoran.