Stories of those who taught and studied at MIC during Irish Revolution remembered in new publication

Pictured above, l to r: Dr Brian Hughes, Benjamin Ragan, Dr Liam Chambers. A new collaboration between Mary Immaculate College (MIC) historians and Limerick City & County Council explores how everyday life, teaching and learning continued – sometimes with difficulty – throughout the turbulent period of the Irish Revolution. Produced as part of Limerick City & County Council’s Decade…

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Carlow Co Co Decade of Centenaries

We are delighted to announce that the latest episode in the Carlow County Council Decade of Centenaries Video Series premiered on Thursday evening, 14 April, at 8pm, on our YouTube Channel at https://youtu.be/WINPhJxk4T0 In this episode Dr. Shay Kinsella speaks to Carlow Libraries’ Christopher Power, and outlines the origins and impact of County Carlow’s journey to Independence.…

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Four Courts 100

Four Courts 100 The Decade of Centenary Commemorations Committee will commemorate the historic events of 1922 over the coming months. To find out more about our programme of events please download our Centenary Programme.. To keep everyone informed of all our commemoration plans, and to share a day by day account of events during the occupation…

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Wexford Digitisation Day

Wexford County Council Decade of Centenaries Plan 2022     Following on from the successful digitisation day held in Wexford library branch in December 2021, Wexford libraries are holding another day in Wexford Library, Mallin Street, Wexford on Friday, 29th April 2022.

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‘Burning the Big House: The Story of the Irish Country House in Revolution 1920-1923’

‘Burning the Big House: The Story of the Irish Country House in Revolution 1920-1923’…. A new exhibition and online lecture series for the Decade of Centenaries Programme, launched by Minister Martin. Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, launched ‘Burning the Big House: The Story of the Irish Country House…

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War of Independence in Kilkenny

War of Independence in Kilkenny with Eoin Swithin Walsh Wednesday 23rd March 8.30pm Home Rule Club, John’s Quay, Kilkenny. Cover charge €5. Refreshments served in the bar afterwards.http://kilkennyhomeruleclub.ie/

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Hunger Strike

Killorglin Archive Society presents the premiere of Hunger Strike, a play by Killorglin native, Máirín Cregan CYMS Hall, Killorglin March 24, 25, 26, 31st and April 1st & a Symposium  ‘The Civil War: local, regional and national perspectives’ on Saturday, March 26th 10am-1pm, St. Michael’s Church of Ireland Hall, Iveragh Road. Part of the KAS…

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The Treaty

by Colin Murphy One hundred years ago, a small group of untested politicians left Dublin for London, to negotiate for Irish independence with one of the most formidable delegations ever put together. The Irish were seeking to take back control; the British believed they were stronger together. The Unionists believed in a hard border on…

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