On Thursday 11 February Lar Joye, Curator, National Museum of Ireland, gave a lecture on ‘The landscape of the Easter Rising’ as part of the ongoing ‘Archaology of a decade of war’ series. being hosted as part of the National Museum of Ireland’s 1916 public engagement programme. This examine the 1916 Rising from a military history point of view, looking at the events of the rebellion and the battlefield today. The talk examined the rebel plan to take Dublin, the role of British artillery, the effectiveness of the rebel weapons and the impact of the Helga.
The lecture took place from 1pm-1.45pm in the Ceramics Room, National Museum of Ireland-Archaeology, Kildare Street, Dublin 2.