Mayo Civil War Seminar

Mayo County Council is holding a major seminar on the Civil War on Saturday, October 8th  as part of its Decade of Centenaries Programme. This will be a day-long series of talks on various aspects of the Civil War, held in Castlebar Courthouse. This seminar is part of the Wild Atlantic Words literary festival. There will be talks…

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Timeslip

David O’Rourke is an artist based in Co Clare.  He is the recipient of a Clare Decade of Centenaries Arts Project Award in 2022 for his current exhibition on the revolutionary period in Clare.  His paintings are influenced by extant photos of the period and feature events in Ennis and Ennistymon. 

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An Alchemy of the Civil War

A unique exhibition on the Irish Civil War of 1922-23 entitled ‘An Alchemy of the Civil War’ is now on at the Clare Museum. Artist Marie Connole has created a series of intriguing watercolours to represent various incidents from around Ireland. The influence of 16th century alchemical illustrations is the starting point for this original…

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Irish Travellers / Minceģirs and the State 1922 – 2022: the Struggle for Equality

This two-day conference will examine Irish Travellers’ experiences of discrimination since the foundation of the state, paying particular attention to the state’s role in perpetuating disadvantage. It will be a multi-disciplinary and participative conference, with presentations in a variety of formats, and featuring local, national and international perspectives. There will be contributions from Traveller /…

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Louth and the Civil War

From Louth County Council Decade of Centenaries programme: Dr Richard McElligott will provide a two part talk on the history of the Civil War at a national level in Dundalk Library on Tuesday 20th of September & Tuesday 4th of October at 6pm. ‘A fine day to die for Ireland’: The Irish Civil War: The…

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RIA Decade of Centenaries Bursaries

The Academy is pleased to confirm that fourteen projects have been funded under the new Decade of Centenaries Bursary scheme this year as well as awarding funding for four projects under this year’s Praeger Grants in Natural History. The Decade of Centenaries bursary scheme which was established this year thanks to funding from the Department…

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Kildare County Council Commemorative Activities 

New Publication – A Timeline of the Civil War in County Kildare, 1922-1924 The Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations Programme has produced a new publication detailing many of the events that took place throughout County Kildare during the Civil War period. An event will take place in Kildare Town Community Library at 7.30PM on 1…

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KCLR’s new history programme launched for Heritage Week

KCLR’s New History Programme Launched for Heritage Week KCLR and Kilkenny County Council have announced details of a new 10 part weekly history series with the first edition being aired on KCLR on Tuesday August 23rd at 6:10 pm. The programme which is known simply as “The History Show” is being presented and produced by…

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A Timeline of the Civil War in County Kildare 1922-1924

Launch of A Timeline of the Civil War in County Kildare 1922-1924 to take place in Maynooth Library on 18 August 2022 ‘We fought until we could fight no longer’ Art O’Connor, T.D., Kildare South As part of Kildare County Council’s Heritage Week programme, Cllr Pádraig McEvoy, chairperson of the County Kildare Decade of Commemorations…

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