On Wednesday 25 November 2013 Wynn’s Hotel, on Abbey St, Dublin 1, hosted the launch of the latest volume in the O’Brien Press ’16 Lives’ series: Roger Casement, by Angus Mitchell. Both the venue and date were chosen to mark Casement’s involvement in the foundation of the Irish Volunteers. The series was launched in 2012,…

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On 16 November 2013 the National Museum of Ireland hosted a centenary seminar on the foundation of the Irish Citizen Army, entitled ‘The Irish Citizen Army: Green Bolsheviks or Red Fenians?’. The day-long seminar was addressed by a number of historians — Brian Hanley, Ann Matthews, Rachel Phelan, Lar Joye and Liz Gillis — who…

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