14 April 2017: Roger Casement commemoration, Ardfert, Co. Kerry

On Good Friday 14 April Conradh na Gaeilge hosted a commemoration of Roger Casement  at Lios Mhic Easmainn, Ardfert, Co. Kerry. A wreath was laid in memory of Casement aby Pádraig Mac Fhearghusa, cathaoirleach Choiste Dúiche Chiarraí of Conradh na Gaeilge. The ceremony took place at 5.30pm. From Century Ireland: Roger Casement.

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11 April 2017: Dublin City Hall lunchtime lecture: ‘"Enough people have died. No one else should be killed in battle!" How Kathe Kollwitz became a pacifist during World War One’, Dublin City Hall, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 11 April 2017 Dublin City Council  presented the second of its 2017 lunchtime lecture series on the theme of ‘Remembrance & commemoration: the First World War’. The First World War was at that date the most devastating conflict in world history – never before had so many people been slaughtered and so many…

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5 April 2017: ‘Ten days that shook the world: the impact of the Russian Revolution on Ireland, the USA and China’, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2

On Wednesday 5 April Trinity College Dublin launched a new International History seminar series with a seminar entitled ‘Ten days that shook the world: the impact of the Russian Revolution on Ireland, the USA and China’. Three distinguished  speakers explored the effects of the Russian Revolution in these three countries, after which there will be…

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1 April 2017: Lecture: ‘Beyond 1916: Cumann na mBan and Revolutionary Propaganda’, GPO, Dublin 2

On Saturday 1 April 2017  Mary McAuliffe (UCD) presented a lecture entitled ‘Beyond 1916: Cumann na mBan and Revolutionary Propaganda’ at GPO Witness History, as part of a series exploring the aftermath of the Easter Rising of 1916. The lecture and discussion started at 5.30pm  and were held in the Witness Gallery. From Century Ireland: Mary McAuliffe…

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