On Saturday 26 January DCU will host a seminar entitled ‘1919: Birth of a counter state’. This will explore the beginnings of the Irish War of Independence and the establishment of the structures of a counter state with the foundation of the first Dáil Éireann in January 1919. Speakers will include Catriona Crowe, Anne Dolan (TCD); Cecilié Gordon (Irish Military Archives); Dr Marnie Hay (DCU); Mary McAuliffe (UCD); David McCullagh (RTÉ); Ronan McGreevy (Irish Times); William Murphy (DCU); Daithí Ó Corráin (DCU).
The seminar will take place from 10am to 4pm at DCU St Patrick’s Campus. Admission free but booking required.
From RTÉ Archives: The first Dáil.