1. A celebration of Irish women In the Royal Irish Academy, with an exhibition running from St Brigid’s Day to International Women’s Day. Free entry. 2. The Unmanageable Revolutionaries @ Museum of Literature Ireland, 6.30pm Margaret Skinnider, Hanna Sheehy Skeffington and Dorothy Macardle – a 1916 sniper and trade unionist, a suffragette and republican political activist, a…

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Lecture: Fake News and the War of Independence Tuesday 10 March, 7pm in the National Library at 7 Kildare Street. Speaker: Michael B. Barry, Author and historian An exploration of the attempts at disinformation by the Dublin Castle authorities, as the struggle for Independence gained in intensity. This is the third lecture in a series…

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Glasnevin Cemetery Spring Lecture Series The Spring Lecture Series is produced in conjunction with Trinity College Dublin, School of History and Humanities.   Location: The Milestone Gallery, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum Price: €6.00 for one lecture or €20.00 for a series ticket. ———————————————————————————— Lecture 1: Archives, ashes and amnesia: the life, death and resurrection of Public Record Office of Ireland.…

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Monaghan County Museum presents: ‘Monaghan’s War of Independence 1919-1921’ Launching 20th February @ 7.30pm. ‘O’Duffy gave orders to light the fuse. The explosion went off successfully. There was a shower of slates and paper floating over the area’. The Monaghan Brigade of the IRA, under the command of Eoin O’Duffy, who successfully attacked a Royal Irish…

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Recorded on Tuesday 26 November at 7pm @ National Photographic Archive, Temple Bar   How valid is the assumption that because the War of Independence and Civil War are considered ‘low rape’ conflicts there is little to address in the arena of sexual assault?  To consider this question History Ireland editor Tommy Graham was joined, for a ground-breaking…

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Pat Walsh Memorial Field Trip 14th March [FULLY BOOKED] Field trip taking in many of the historic sites around East Tipperary and West Kilkenny during the War of Independence. Including Drangan Barracks attack, Mullinahone, Nine mile house ambush, Hugginstown Barrack attack, Garryricken ambush. As we will have many of the older generation (some sons and…

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In this public symposium, contributors to the Irish Revolution series, published by Four Courts Press, will consider the various experiences of the Irish Revolution at a county level, explain the challenges involved in researching and writing from this perspective, and reflect on how their work has enhanced our understanding of Ireland between 1912 and 1923.   Sat,…

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