Collecting the Past/Making the Future. Marking Centenaries 2021 Launches at Ulster Museum

The Making the Future project launched a major exhibition marking the centenary of partition and the formation of Northern Ireland. Explore how the events of 1921 shaped who we are today, and reflect on what the future might look like.

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NI100 Education Centenary Programme

Education Minister announces projects and resources to mark the centenary, including CCEA's Northern Ireland @100 content for schools.

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On This Day

On This Day: 14 June 1921

Three civilians killed during fierce rioting in West Belfast, including a 12-year-old boy.

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The Political Partition of Ireland was not Followed by a Social and Cultural One

Dr Cormac Moore explores how partition and the formation of Northern Ireland affected everyday life on the island of Ireland.

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Win a Copy of Cormac Moore’s Birth of the Border

We are giving away five free copies of Cormac Moore’s book, Birth of the Border: The Impact of Partition in Ireland. Enter before 21 June for a chance to win.

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Irish Servicewomen in the Great War: From the Western Front to the Roaring Twenties

Free online event organised by Kildare’s Decade of Commemorations Committee, as part of its Irish Military History seminar 2021.

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‘What’s Yours is Mine, What’s Mine is Yours’: Ulster Scots-Irish

Free centenary talk by Roy Greer, hosted by the Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum.

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The King’s Speech

A re-enactment of King George V’s speech at the opening of the Northern Ireland parliament on 22 June 1921, staged by Belfast City Council.


Watch: Conversation on a Centenary

On 4 May the Centenary Historical Advisory Panel came together for a panel discussion on the events of 1921 and their legacy. The discussion was live streamed from the Ulster Museum, hosted by BBC NI broadcaster Tara Mills.

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