Republicanism, Crime and Paramilitary Policing, 1916-1945

Dr. Brian Hanley, Assistant Professor in Twentieth Century History at Trinity College, Dublin will hold a talk, “Republicanism, Crime and Paramilitary Policing, 1916-1945”, in Dundalk Library at 3pm on Friday 1st September as part of the 2023 Decade of Centenaries programme. Drawing on his recently published book ‘Republicanism, Crime and Paramilitary Policing, 1916-2020’ which examined the relationship between…

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Untold Stories

Tipperary Museum of Hidden History presents… ‘Untold Stories’ A new Civil War exhibition traces the historic and contentious period of Civil War in Ireland and highlights aspects of Tipperary’s involvement through the men and women on the ground. The exhibition is an explosion of colourised photographs from 1921 – 1924, expertly and accurately remastered. The…

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The IRA War on Entertainments, 1923

Kildare County Council Decade of Commemorations Public Talk by John Dorney : The IRA War on Entertainments, 1923 Venue: Maynooth Community Library, Main Street, Maynooth, Co Kildare, W23 ND79. Date& Time: Thursday 16th February at 7PM Prior booking required for this free event: book here In March 1923 the anti-Treaty IRA, in response to the ongoing execution…

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The Alpha Male in Irish History

The Alpha Male in Irish History: an online talk by Myles Dungan Thursday 19th January 2023, 8 pm To register for Zoom link email [email protected] Join Irish historian and broadcaster, Myles Dungan, as he explores why there were so few women in positions of influence in the years before and after Irish Independence. The Alpha Male in…

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Legacy: Stories from the Civil War

The freedom fighters of the War of Independence are torn apart by the Treaty. As Civil War looms over the country the people of Louth and Meath choose an alternative vision for their future. The most extraordinary moment in this period of history is recaptured in a live dramatic interpretation devised with community performers.  Details…

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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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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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