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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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Louth County Council Festival of History

The Louth County Council Festival of History, September 24-28th. This initiative is supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht under the Community Strand of the Decade of Centenaries programme.’ With a diverse range of speakers from the top of their fields, this Festival promises to be an exciting progression from last year.…

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Roger Casement Summer School

Roger Casement Summer School is an annual three day event devoted to exploring the life and times of Roger Casement and takes place at the Lexicon in Dun Laoghaire. Friday 30th August – Sunday 1st September 2019. Tickets: €35 for whole summer school (includes free entry to social) or €10 per session.   For more…

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Co. Kildare 1919 All Ireland Football Final Centenary Commemorative Event

Children’s Football Blitz as part of the Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations programme and Heritage Week. Co. Kildare GAA and the Kildare County Council Decade of Commemorations will mark the 100th anniversary of Co. Kildare’s victory on 28 September 1919 against Galway (2-5 to 0-1) with a Children’s Football Blitz. The event for girls and boys aged 10-12 years will be…

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21 January 2019: ‘Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the first Dáil’, Galway/Claregalway, Co. Galway

On Monday 21 January 2019 Galway County Council presented two lectures, to be delivered twice in two separate venues, to mark the centenary of the first Dáil. The first lecture, entitled ‘Revolution at the ballot box: County Galway and the 1918 general election’ was delivered by Conor McNamara, and the second lecture, entitled ‘From suffrage…

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