Louth 1920 Online Archives Exhibition 1920 was yet another momentous year in the Decade of Centenaries. With the War of Independence raging, all-island local elections were held, which were the first elections in Ireland to use Proportional Representation. Much of what occurred during this significant period in Irish history took place at a local level…

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Monaghan’s War of Independence 1919- 1921 Working in collaboration with Professor Terence Dooley of Maynooth University, Monaghan County Museum has published a new booklet to accompany their exhibition (link to the booklet below):   Using stunning imagery, objects, film and first-hand accounts as well as new research into the history of the conflict in Monaghan.…

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Tipperary Museum is holding its 8th Annual Lecture Series from October 2020 –  April 2021.  The focus of this year’s series is on The War of Independence in Ireland, with particular reference to Tipperary.  As we remember the events of 100 years ago that led to Irish Independence, this series will look at local, national…

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The Local Government Archivists and Records Managers in association with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government have produced this booklet outlining the events of the local elections in 1920. These were the first elections in Ireland to use Proportional Representation (PR) and the elections were undertaken while Ireland was still gripped by the…

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