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The Crocus Project 2021

Would you like to take part in the Crocus Project 2020/21? We are now accepting late applications.

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Holocaust Narrative CPD for Teachers – Upcoming Dates

The Holocaust Narrative, 2-hour CPD for teachers    All bookings should be made through the Education Support Centres Ireland esci.ie Teachers from all regions can apply to attend any of these presentations.   Dates in April 2021 Monday 12 April @ 7.00 p.m. Galway, Athlone, Clare, Laois   Monday 26 April @ 7.00 pm Mayo, Sligo, […]

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Liberation of Bergen Belsen

15th of April 1945 On the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen we remember all those who were incarcerated there, all who died and those who survived. We also remember the Armed Forces who liberated the camp. Please find below a classroom resource: Liberation of Bergen Belsen Powerpoint

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Annual Memorial Lecture 2021

‘The Hitler Conspiracies’ Annual Holocaust Lecture by Sir Richard J Evans – 16th Feb 2021 at 6pm HETI, in association with UCD School of History, presents Sir Richard J Evans for this years Holocaust Memorial lecture. Prof. Sir Richard J. Evans is one of the world’s leading historians of Nazi Germany and modern German history. […]

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration was streamed online on the 24th of January 2021 at 6pm.      

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November Pogrom

The online event is available to watch here. Holocaust Education Trust Ireland marks the anniversary of the November Pogrom (Kristallnacht) which took place more than eighty years ago on the night of the 9th of November, 1938.  Streamed online on the 9th of November 2020 at 6pm.

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The Ratline: Love, Lies and Justice on the Trail of a Nazi Fugitive

Dublin Festival of History 2020 presents Philippe Sands in conversation with Robert Gerwarth in partnership with Holocaust Education Trust Ireland.

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Exhibition – The Girl in the Diary

Hundreds of thousands of young Jews left neither names nor records of their lives behind them. Rywka speaks for all of them in #TheGirlintheDiary exhibition. South Dublin Libraries Tallaght Library from 11th September -16th October North Clondalkin Library 19th October – 30th November Find more information about the exhibition here: https://www.aejm.org/projects/girl-diary-searching-rywka-lodz-ghetto/

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The Irish doctor who rescued kids from Belsen

Dr Bob Collis was one of the volunteer doctors from Ireland who worked with the British Red Cross in Bergen-Belsen immediately after the end of the war.   He brought six orphan Jewish child survivors back to Ireland.   His story was told in the Irish Independent Review.  (Read the full story  https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/the-irish-doctor-who-rescued-kids-from-belsen-39134237.html) Seventy-five years […]

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