Cultúr – A Decade of Centenaries Event

Experience the music, song & dance that carried us through the tumultuous years from 1916 to the end of the Civil War. Times were difficult in Ireland a century ago. The years 1922-1923 saw great unrest, particularly here in Kerry as the people tried to come to terms with a newly emerging independent Ireland.  Our…

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Spiritual Wounds: Trauma, Testimony and the Irish Civil War

Dundalk Library will host an event with Ardee historian Dr Síobhra Aiken in conversation with Louth County Council Historian in Residence Dr. Thomas Tormey entitled Spiritual Wounds: Trauma, Testimony and the Irish Civil War. It will be held in Dundalk Library on Tuesday, June 28th at 6pm as part of the Louth County Council Decade…

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Garda Síochána Galway/Gaillimh 1922- 2022

Garda Síochána Galway/Gaillimh 1922- 2022 exhibition commemorates 100 years of An Garda Síochána serving the people of County Galway. “The Garda Síochána will succeed not by force of arms or numbers, but on their moral authority as servants of the people.” – Michael Staines, Garda Commissioner, 1922 A new exhibition entitled Garda Síochána Galway/Gaillimh 1922- 2022…

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Archives and Memory, North and South

Wednesday, 4 May 2022, 7 – 8:15pmFrom the 1690s to 1922, the role of Chief Secretary of Ireland evolved to become the most important administrator in the country. Archives North and South reveals the benefits of deepening archival collaboration by examining the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland and its significant pre-1900 Chief Secretaries’ collections, alongside the National Archives…

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Wilful Murder. Lt. John Hubert Wogan-Browne, Kildare,

Wilful Murder. Lt. John Hubert Wogan-Browne, Kildare, 10 February 1922. by Mark D. McLoughlin Wilful Murder. Lt. John Hubert Wogan-Browne, Kildare, 10 February 1922 by Mark McLoughlin, is the latest publication which has been produced as part of the Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations programme. On 10 February 1922, a British Army officer, Lt. Wogan-Browne,…

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Bandages and Bullets

‘Bandages and Bullets’ A short documentary about the role of Cumann na mBan in the Enniscorthy Rising. It was commissioned by Wexford County Council & the Enniscorthy Municipal District, and made by Terence White of Stickyback Media View here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_sO8sHnRA1I

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Listowel Police Mutiny of June 1920

Conor McNamara, Galway County Council Historian in Residence, explores the career of Jeremiah Mee and the events surrounding the Listowel Police Mutiny of June 1920 when Mee and fourteen fellow RIC refused to hand over their police barracks to the British military. Available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iJeTLxhB5o

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Irish Military Seminar

5th Irish Military Seminar (2021) The Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee are pleased to present the 5th annual Irish Military Seminar. The 2021 programme of free events is taking place online due to the current public health guidelines. The War of Independence, World War I, Strongbow and the extensive collections of the Military Archives are…

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