Timeslip

David O’Rourke is an artist based in Co Clare.  He is the recipient of a Clare Decade of Centenaries Arts Project Award in 2022 for his current exhibition on the revolutionary period in Clare.  His paintings are influenced by extant photos of the period and feature events in Ennis and Ennistymon. 

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An Alchemy of the Civil War

A unique exhibition on the Irish Civil War of 1922-23 entitled ‘An Alchemy of the Civil War’ is now on at the Clare Museum. Artist Marie Connole has created a series of intriguing watercolours to represent various incidents from around Ireland. The influence of 16th century alchemical illustrations is the starting point for this original…

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Irish Travellers / Minceģirs and the State 1922 – 2022: the Struggle for Equality

This two-day conference will examine Irish Travellers’ experiences of discrimination since the foundation of the state, paying particular attention to the state’s role in perpetuating disadvantage. It will be a multi-disciplinary and participative conference, with presentations in a variety of formats, and featuring local, national and international perspectives. There will be contributions from Traveller /…

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Louth and the Civil War

From Louth County Council Decade of Centenaries programme: Dr Richard McElligott will provide a two part talk on the history of the Civil War at a national level in Dundalk Library on Tuesday 20th of September & Tuesday 4th of October at 6pm. ‘A fine day to die for Ireland’: The Irish Civil War: The…

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The Big House: Protesting the Loyalties to Ireland

Since the foundation of Ireland as a Republic, Protestants – particularly in relation to the era of the War of Independence and ensuing Civil War – have been categorised, by and large, as outsiders in Cork County and the wider nation, but the truth is much more complex than that. ‘The Big House: Protesting the…

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RIA Decade of Centenaries Bursaries

The Academy is pleased to confirm that fourteen projects have been funded under the new Decade of Centenaries Bursary scheme this year as well as awarding funding for four projects under this year’s Praeger Grants in Natural History. The Decade of Centenaries bursary scheme which was established this year thanks to funding from the Department…

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Spiritual Wounds: Trauma, Testimony and the Irish Civil War

Dundalk Library will host an event with Ardee historian Dr Síobhra Aiken in conversation with Louth County Council Historian in Residence Dr. Thomas Tormey entitled Spiritual Wounds: Trauma, Testimony and the Irish Civil War. It will be held in Dundalk Library on Tuesday, June 28th at 6pm as part of the Louth County Council Decade…

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