Thursday, 24 August 2017

“ON OPPOSITE SIDES: CONSTANCE & CASIMIR MARKIEVICZ IN 1917”

“ON OPPOSITE SIDES: CONSTANCE & CASIMIR MARKIEVICZ IN 1917”

May 26, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

“On opposite sides: Constance & Casimir Markievicz in 1917” was a mini-tour of Poland taking in Warsaw, Lublin & Poznan. It really began with a lecture for the Irish Polish Society in the Polish House on 19 February, followed by another in April to the Dublin 15 Historical Society in Blanchardstown Library. The Polish visit […]

‘FRIENDS IN TIMES OF TURMOIL’ THE STORY OF CONSUL DOBRZYŃSKI, THE FIRST POLISH DIPLOMAT TO IRELAND

‘FRIENDS IN TIMES OF TURMOIL’ THE STORY OF CONSUL DOBRZYŃSKI, THE FIRST POLISH DIPLOMAT TO IRELAND

May 8, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

This historical exhibition reveals how the Polish nobleman initiated diplomatic relations and long-lasting friendship between the young states of Ireland and Poland in the 20th century. For more information visit the exhibition website: http://polishconsulexhibition.ie/ From the moment he set foot on the Emerald Isle, Dobrzyński became deeply infatuated with Ireland and her people. In total, […]

CELEBRATING 1000 YEARS OF COMMON HERITAGE BETWEEN POLAND AND IRELAND – CONFERENCE

CELEBRATING 1000 YEARS OF COMMON HERITAGE BETWEEN POLAND AND IRELAND – CONFERENCE

October 8, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The Polish Chaplaincy in Dublin is organizing a conference to celebrate the 1050th Anniversary of the Conversion of Poland and the 10th Anniversary of the Polish Chaplaincy in Ireland. The tile of the conference is “Celebrating 1000 years of common heritage between Poland and Ireland: Irish and Scottish Monastic foundations and the origins of European […]

THE HISTORY SHOW RTE RADIO 1 –  MYLES DUNGAN

THE HISTORY SHOW RTE RADIO 1 – MYLES DUNGAN

April 3, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Pawel Strzelecki The life of Pawel Strzelecki isn’t very well documented in Ireland, despite the fact that he changed the course of many Irish people’s lives. This week, to mark the PolskaEire Festival, his life will be celebrated by Hanna Dowling, the secretary of the Irish Polish Society. Louise Denvir spoke to Hanna about Pawel’s […]

EVENTS VIDEO ARCHIVE

EVENTS VIDEO ARCHIVE

February 23, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Irish Famine History- Paul De Strzelecki’s Humanitarian Work In Ireland – 45 minute radio doc Dzień Polonii i Polaków za Granicą 2015 Nationwide programme broadcast last week (25th March) showing the stories of some of the Polish living in Ireland as the Polska Éire Festival was beginning. Play Video See the Film. http://irishpolishsociety.blogspot.com/ http://wn.com/Seamus_Heaney_Poem http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4967396597802685533#

NEWSTALK 106-108 FM RADIO , THE MARC COLEMAN SHOW: REFLECTIONS ON POLISH HISTORY AND POLISH MIGRATION TO IRELAND

NEWSTALK 106-108 FM RADIO , THE MARC COLEMAN SHOW: REFLECTIONS ON POLISH HISTORY AND POLISH MIGRATION TO IRELAND

August 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Part 1 Warsaw Uprising in 1944, Election of Tadeusz Mazowiecki in 1989, Polish migration to Ireland and IPS Art Exhibition in 2014: Ms Joanna Piechota, prof. Gabriel Doherty and dr Jaroslaw Płachecki. / the link 1 / Part 2 Warsaw Uprising in 1944 and the current political situation in Poland – Prof. Wawrzyniec Konarski. / […]

POLISH IMMIGRANT ORGANIZATIONS AFTER 2004 [IN]: “POLISH EMIGRATION IN IRELAND IN THE 20THAND EARLY 21ST CENTURIES,” PLACHECKI J. (ED.), DUBLIN & ŻYRARDÓW 2012

POLISH IMMIGRANT ORGANIZATIONS AFTER 2004 [IN]: “POLISH EMIGRATION IN IRELAND IN THE 20THAND EARLY 21ST CENTURIES,” PLACHECKI J. (ED.), DUBLIN & ŻYRARDÓW 2012

April 2, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Jarosław Płachecki Polish immigrant organisations after 2004 Introduction The present article is intended to order, select types and systematise knowledge of Polish immigrant organisations founded and active in Ireland after 2004. The author does not analyse typical businesses, Polish immigrant schools, trade unions, Polish branches of international organisations in Ireland or purely commercial and service […]

‘SOLIDARITY: A RETROSPECTIVE’ CONFERENCE IN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK

‘SOLIDARITY: A RETROSPECTIVE’ CONFERENCE IN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK

August 30, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

18 SEPTEMBER 2010 The School of History, University College Cork, in association with the Institute of History of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, is pleased to announce that a one-day conference to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the creation of the Solidarity movement in Poland is scheduled to take place in University College Cork on […]

IRISH SOLIDARITY WITH POLAND.

IRISH SOLIDARITY WITH POLAND.

March 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Poland was a country in crisis in the early 1980s. The founding of the free trade union, Solidarity, in the Gdansk shipyard in August 1980, led to resistance to the Communist government. On 13th December, 1981, General Jaruzelski declared martial law and the army took control of the country. In Ireland a group of Polish […]

SUMMARY OF THE IRISH POLISH SOCIETY ACTIVITIES DURING 2008/09

SUMMARY OF THE IRISH POLISH SOCIETY ACTIVITIES DURING 2008/09

October 19, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The Committee of 12 members elected on 12th October 2008 had 10 meetings altogether (7 Nov, 5 Dec, 9 Jan, 6 Feb, 6 March, 3 April, 8 May, 5 June, 3 July, 4 Sept,). There was one-month break in August for summer holiday. However, during August some members of the Committee did some research and administrative work in relation to the Society.