The latest episode in the Carlow County Council Decade of Centenaries Video Series is on their YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/WINPhJxk4T0
In this episode Dr. Shay Kinsella speaks to Carlow Libraries’ Christopher Power, and outlines the origins and impact of County Carlow’s journey to Independence. Beginning with the political events prior to the 1916 Rising and carrying on through to the tragedy of the Irish Civil War, the discussion examines how these seismic events affected the people of Carlow.
Dr. Kinsella, a Carlow native, is a teacher based in County Donegal. As part of a national series, he is currently producing the definitive history of County Carlow during the revolutionary period in his forthcoming book, Carlow: The Irish Revolution 1912-1923.
You will also be able to access on our YouTube Channel the previous episodes in the series:
The 1918/19 Pandemic in Ireland – Bernie Walsh in conversation with Dr Ida Milne:
The 1918 General Election in Ireland – John Kelly in conversation with Dr Elaine Callinan: