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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Life Goes On

A collaborative multi-media art exhibition opens May 16, marking the centenary of the withdrawal of the British Army from Kildare in 1922 Image:                 ‘Not All Streets Are Paved With Gold’, porcelain sculpture, by Eleanor Swan Time and Location:  10.30am, Monday 16th May, Bord na Móna, Main Street, Newbridge, Co. Kildare When shoe lasts and…

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Kathleen

Visual artist Leah Hilliard announces the premiere of ‘KATHLEEN’ celebrating the remarkable story of Meath-born activist and journalist Kathleen Napoli McKenna Kathleen Napoli McKenna (1897-1988) born in Oldcastle, Co. Meath, was a witness and a contributor to one of the most significant times in Ireland’s history. In her work producing the Irish Bulletin for the…

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Stories of those who taught and studied at MIC during Irish Revolution remembered in new publication

Pictured above, l to r: Dr Brian Hughes, Benjamin Ragan, Dr Liam Chambers. A new collaboration between Mary Immaculate College (MIC) historians and Limerick City & County Council explores how everyday life, teaching and learning continued – sometimes with difficulty – throughout the turbulent period of the Irish Revolution. Produced as part of Limerick City & County Council’s Decade…

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Laois and Ireland in Revolution

Laois County Library and Laois Historian-in-Residence, Terry Dunne, are hosting a three part series of online talks exploring Laois and Ireland in revolution. Revolutionary Women, the first talk in the series, will take place online on Wednesday 4th May 2022 at 8 pm. Join Sinéad Holland (Laois Local Studies) and Terry Dunne (Laois Historian-in-Residence) as…

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Four Courts 100

Four Courts 100 The Decade of Centenary Commemorations Committee will commemorate the historic events of 1922 over the coming months. To find out more about our programme of events please download our Centenary Programme.. To keep everyone informed of all our commemoration plans, and to share a day by day account of events during the occupation…

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Portrait of a Nation: Art, Politics and the Anglo-Irish Treaty

Portrait of a Nation: Art, Politics and the Anglo-Irish Treaty Programme Friday 22nd April 2022 9.00am                        Registration 9.15am                        Welcome, Dr Audrey Whitty, Deputy Director and Head of Collections, National Museum of Ireland 9.30am – 10.30am      Truce to…

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‘Burning the Big House: The Story of the Irish Country House in Revolution 1920-1923’

‘Burning the Big House: The Story of the Irish Country House in Revolution 1920-1923’…. A new exhibition and online lecture series for the Decade of Centenaries Programme, launched by Minister Martin. Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD, launched ‘Burning the Big House: The Story of the Irish Country House…

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