Decade of Centenaries and Dictionary of Irish Biography are collaborating on showcasing women of the early twentieth century who strove for Irish Independence; for female suffrage; to improve the lives of women in poverty; and to improve the standard of care for children. These women worked hard throughout their lives to improve the lives of…

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Introduction Commemoration of historical events often reflects the time period in which the commemoration takes place. How we remember our history is influenced by contemporary politics and social mores.   Research on the men and women who fought for and led Ireland towards independence has been renewed in the last two decades, as the centenary of…

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New History Ireland PODCAST This Podcast is part of the History Ireland Hedge School programme supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht under the Decade of Centenaries 2012- 2023 initiative. Soviets, strikes and land seizures—class conflict & the Tan War In the midst of the War of Independence a parallel class war…

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