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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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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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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Pat Walsh Centenary Commemoration

Pat Walsh: The Life and Legacy of an Irish Revolutionary Captain Pat Walsh and his comrade Seán Quinn both died following an encounter with Crown Forces on the hills of Tullaroan, Co Kilkenny in May 1921. The memorial group in Kilkenny have produced a one hour documentary on the life of Pat Walsh and will…

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Roscommon County Council Culture Night Commission

Roscommon County Council Culture Night Commission1921::2021 The Culture Night – Decade of Centenaries 1921::2021 Commission marks the second in a series of artisticcommissions inviting artists to reflect on Roscommon’s role in the struggle for independence. The 2021 commission to the value of €15,000 is supported by the Community Strand of the 2021 Decade ofCentenaries Programme…

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Cork 2021 Commemoration Fund

It is Cork City Council’s aim that the Commemoration will help us learn more about contemporary society, by giving us a deeper understanding of how Irish society was shaped by our past. It will focus on the role of community in the city of Cork, to re-affirm the city’s community ties, with family orientated events that…

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The Limerick Curfew Murders 1921

The night of the 6/7 March 1921 was, in the words of historian Thomas Toomey, ‘one of the most tragic in the tortured history of Limerick city and county during the period 1919-1921’.   Between 11.30pm and 1.30am, three men – the Mayor of Limerick George Clancy, his immediate predecessor, Michael O’Callaghan, and an IRA…

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