The Battle of Crossbarry, March 19th 1921

The War of Independence and Civil War had profound impacts on Irish people, both individually and collectively, not least in the county of Cork. It is estimated that over 700 people lost their lives in the county owing to this tumultuous period (1920 to 1923) and one hundred years later, groups throughout the county are undertaking…

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I Am To Be Shot

Documentary on One Podcast, RTÉ I Am To Be Shot An English officer, Major Geoffrey Lee Compton-Smith, is about to be executed by the IRA. https://rte.ie/radio/doconone/1242818-i-am-to-be-shot Narrated by Saoirse Ní Shíocháin, author of this History Ireland article on the subject.

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Dublin in the Archives: Digital collections exploring the city and county

Event: Dublin in the Archives: Digital collections exploring the city and county Time and Date: 17 Sept 2021 (Culture Night),4:00 pm to 5:30 pm Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_km0Nc4WMQo-jFf27UZt0wg  Digital archives are bursting with collections relating to Dublin’s past and present. They trace the boundaries and geography of the city and the social, cultural, and business life of Dubliners through…

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Dublin Festival of History

Problematic statues, gender history in Ireland, and why we’re obsessed with death: Dublin Festival of History announces its 2021 programme – The free festival will run from 20th September until 10th October, with a mix of in-person and online events – What does the recent Mother and Baby Homes Report tell us about gender history…

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Irish Military Seminar

5th Irish Military Seminar (2021) The Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee are pleased to present the 5th annual Irish Military Seminar. The 2021 programme of free events is taking place online due to the current public health guidelines. The War of Independence, World War I, Strongbow and the extensive collections of the Military Archives are…

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