Negotiations: New Perspectives and Appraisals of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, 1921-2021

Negotiating the Negotiations: New Perspectives and Appraisals of the Anglo-Irish Treaty, 1921-2021 University College Cork School of History. Registration *here* October 2021 marks the centenary of the Anglo-Irish Conference held in London which lasted from 11 October to 6 December 1921.  The negotiations produced the Anglo-Irish Treaty, which created the Irish Free State following its approval…

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History, Storytelling and the 1916 Rising

History, Storytelling and the 1916 Rising –  In Conversation with Cilian Fennell – Creator & Producer of RTÉ’s Award-Winning Centenary (2016) Global Irish Network webinar Hosted by the Irish History Research Group, University of Edinburgh Wednesday 6 October 20217.00 pm BST/ 2.00 pm EST Zoom Followed by a Panel DiscussionSarah-Anne Buckley (NUIG)Roisín Higgins (Teesside)P. J. Mathews…

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Quis Separabit? The Connaught Rangers through time and history’

‘Quis Separabit? The Connaught Rangers through time and history’This online conference is funded by the Commemorations Unit, the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the community strand of the Decade of Centenaries Programme and Galway County Council.The conference will go live on Saturday 25 September at 1pm and will be available…

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Seán Russell and the IRA

Seán Russell and the IRA Worthy successor of Tone and Casement? For over half a century, the statue of IRA Chief-of-Staff Seán Russell in Fairview Park has been both a flashpoint of controversy and site of devoted Irish republican pilgrimage. But who was this key IRA figure of the early 20th century – and what…

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Everest Expedition

Westmeath County Council, with funding from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, through their Decade of Centenaries Programme, has commissioned a Digital Exhibition to mark the Centenary of the first Everest Expedition led by Charles Howard Bury of Belvedere House. The Everest Expedition took several months and culminated on 20th– 24th September…

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Eamon Duggan

New Publication coming from Meath County Council Available on 7th December, the centenary of the Treaty, from Antonia’s bookshop in Trim https://antoniasbookstore.com/ and all branches of Meath County Council Library Service. —————————————————— Longwood-native Eamon Duggan, with Robert Barton, made the final arrangements for the truce. Appointed chief Irish liaison officer, he accompanied Éamon de Valera…

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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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National Concert Hall

National Concert Hall Presents Treaty: Songs With Lisa O’Neill, Gemma Dunleavy, John Spillane, Karan Casey, Maija Sofia, Duke Special, Jonathan Nangle & Crash Ensemble and more to be announced. Special guest Christy Moore Saturday 11th December, 8pm December 1921 saw Irish representatives gather to debate the Anglo-Irish Treaty at the Kevin Barry Rooms at Earlsfort…

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The Battle of Crossbarry, March 19th 1921

The War of Independence and Civil War had profound impacts on Irish people, both individually and collectively, not least in the county of Cork. It is estimated that over 700 people lost their lives in the county owing to this tumultuous period (1920 to 1923) and one hundred years later, groups throughout the county are undertaking…

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