‘Burning the Country House’ Online Lecture Series

A series of lectures hosted by the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish houses and Estates, History Department, Maynooth University. The lecture series is supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Historical Strand of the Decade of Centenaries Programme. These talks run in tandem with the exhibition Burning…

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Audio Recordings of Poems by Thomas Behan

Audio Recordings of Poems by Thomas Behan “Tom Behan who rendered outstanding services in the fight for freedom, and who was a brave and intensely local Soldier of Ireland, was shot dead on the Curragh in 1922, and his death, still mourned as that of a man who loved his country above all things, evoked…

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Machnamh 100 – Centenary Reflections, Volume 1

President Higgins launches book of centenary reflections free of charge to the public. Copies of ‘Machnamh 100 – Centenary Reflections, Volume 1’ eBook available free of charge at president.ie with copies also to be available to post primary teachers and students via Scoilnet. Limited number of physical copies will be available to be accessed in…

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Rough Beast

Galway Music Residency is delighted to present the World Premiere of ‘Rough Beast’, an exclusive performance marking the 1921 Centenary, in association with The Contemporary Music Centre, on Saturday 27th November at 8pm in the O’Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway.  ‘Rough Beast’, a new work by Irish composer Rhona Clarke, is part of the Arts in…

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‘BY EVERY MEANS AT OUR COMMAND’

NEW EXHIBITION AT CORK PUBLIC MUSUEM – FROM NOVEMBER 19th 2021 Cork City and County witnessed some of the bloodiest and fiercest fighting during the War of Independence. Many of the military engagements in Cork had a significant impact on both the nature and outcome of the conflict. Cork Public Museum is delighted to announce…

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The Terror War

 The Terror War Author, historian and public speaker Joe Connell will discuss the effects of the actions of both sides of the Irish War of Independence, during which the British and the Irish sides often reflected one another. They both did well in some areas, and were deficient in others.  Further, it must be emphasised that both…

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Women of Independence

Women of Independence Women of Independence is a filmed theatrical performance that presents the real-life experiences of four Irish women during the War of Independence through a cast of community actors. Produced by An Táin Arts Centre in association with Upstate Theatre Project Women of Independence is Part II of the Remembrance Trilogy and the…

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Shadows from the Trenches. Veterans of the Great War and the Irish Revolution, 1918-1923

Speaker: Dr Emmanuel Destenay, Sorbonne Université 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the Irish War of Independence and represents an opportunity to shed new light on the roles played by British veterans.  Join Dr Emmanuel Destenay as he tracks their trajectories, illuminating their hopes, expectations and uncertainties. Available here: https://nli.ticketsolve.com/shows/1173616360

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