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Conference: After The War: Peace, Conflict and Trauma.

This conference explores the physical and psychological effects of war and conflict, at home and abroad, on the Irish population in 1919. Saturday, 9th November, 9.30am  – 5pm in the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History, Benburb Street Booking *here*. This conference is focused on life in Ireland in 1919, and coincides…

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Wexford and the War of Independence: who died and why?

Wexford and the War of Independence: who died and why? a lecture with Professor Eunan O’Halpin Thursday, October 24th in the Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy at 7.00pm.      This will be followed by a public consultation on how the next phase of the National Decade of Commemorations Programme should be commemorated in County Wexford.                                                                         …

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Lecture Series by Joseph E. A. Connell on Michael Collins

Lecture Series by Joseph E. A. Connell MONDAY 14TH OCTOBER TALLAGHT LIBRARY 6.30PM TUESDAY 15TH OCTOBER CLONDALKIN LIBRARY 7PM WEDNESDAY 16TH OCTOBER LUCAN LIBRARY 7PM THURSDAY 17TH OCTOBER BRAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY ROYAL HOTEL, BRAY 8PM If success can be defined as doing more with less, Michael Collins must be counted as among the great guerrilla…

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Re-thinking the Revolution?

Re-thinking the Revolution? Annual Seminar of the Co. Kildare Federation of Local History Groups   Date: 12 October 2019 Venue: Kilcullen Heritage Centre, Kilcullen, Co. Kildare Time: 11.00 – 1.00 p.m. Free Event.   Launch of the CD ‘Songs from the Short Grass’ by Darren Brereton and friends. This is an album of Kildare songs…

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6 March 2019: Glasnevin Trust/TCD Spring lecture on ‘Towards a further understanding of the violence experienced by women in the Irish revolution’, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Dublin 11

In March 2019 Glasnevin Trust, in conjunction with the School of History and Humanities at Trinity College Dublin, is hosting its annual Spring lecture series on the theme of ‘Social History and the Irish Revolution’ every Wednesday evening in March at 7.00pm. The first lecture in the series was delivered by Prof. Linda Connolly (Maynooth…

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23 February 2019: Launch of MSPC Brigade Activity Reports, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin 6

On Saturday 23 February 2019 the official launch of the Brigade Activity Reports series of the Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection took place at Cathal Brugha Barracks, Rathmines, Dublin 6. These reports were compiled from 1935 onwards to assist in the verification of individual applications for pensions; nearly all of the reports include brief descriptions of particular operation…

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4 December 2018: History Ireland Hedge School: ‘From ballots to bullets: Ireland 1918-1919’, National Photographic Archive, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 4 December 2018 a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ debate was hosted by the National Library of Ireland to tie in with its current exhibition ‘From ballots to bullets: Ireland 1918-1919’. The exhibition covers the turbulent years of 1918 and 1919, a period that witnessed the end of the First World War, the suffragette movement, the global…

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