Four Courts 100

14th April 2022

Four Courts 100 – Our preview event is taking place today 7pm, watch live to hear about our exciting programme of events including lectures, the exhibition and our app


Keep up to date with everything by following @FourCourts100 on Twitter and our website.


Preview Event – Life inside the Railings

Life inside the Railings, 100 years ago today Anti-Treaty forces took occupation of the Four Courts. This online event is being streamed from the Court of Appeal – the former Reading Room of the Public Records Building and kicks off a programme of collaboration over the next four months with the National Archives of Ireland and the Beyond 2022 project.


Lecture Series – click here for tickets from 7pm on April 14th

Between the end of April and early July we will host our Our Four Courts 100 lecture series . Join us for 6 interesting lectures with the following speakers: The Hon. Mr. Justice Gerard Hogan, The Hon. Mr. Justice John Hedigan and a panel of speakers from the National Archives of Ireland, Liz Gillis and Las Fallon, Professor Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor Eunan O’Halpin and Ruth Cannon BL and Bláthna Ruane SC. Click here to secure your free tickets from 7pm, the lectures will also be available from the Courts Service YouTube channel.


Photographic exhibition ‘The Four Courts - 1922, before and after’

This will take place in the Round Hall from 24 June 2022 with a launch event including talks from Michael Fewer (author of Battle of the Four Courts and the curator of the exhibition), Ciaran O’Connor, the State architect and Catriona Crowe, former Head of Special Projects at the National Archives of Ireland. The exhibition will available over the summer months to view with guided tours available on Saturday 25 June, 2 and 9 July 2022. Book your tours here.


Four Courts 100 App – watch the promo video here from 7pm on 14th April

We will launch the Four Courts 100 App at the beginning of June which will provide an interactive experience for those who want to learn about the events of 100 years ago.