On Tuesday 24 October 2017 Dublin City Council presented the fourth in a series of lunch-time lectures in Dublin City Hall, on the theme of ‘Ireland and the Russian Revolutions’. The series is curated by Francis Devine and Dr. Mary Clark in association with Dublin City Library and Archive,138-144 Pearse Street, D2; full programme details and speaker biographies can be viewed here. The lecture on 24 October was by Michael Quinn, on ‘The Czarist Crown Jewels and the Irish State’.
The lecture took place in the Council Chamber, City Hall, Dame Street, Dublin 2.
From the Bureau of Military History: ‘Information re. Russian jewels given as security for loan made by Irish government in 1920’.