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Loughrea Memorial Group Conference ‘Democracy and the People’

Loughrea Memorial Group Conference ‘Democracy and the People’ Full details and registration *here* Date: Thursday 7th November 2019 Time: 9.30am – 5pm Venue: Loughrea Hotel and Spa, Loughrea, Co Galway EVENT COST: €10 INCLUDES TEA/COFFEE & LUNCH 9.30 am – 10.00am       Registration & Tea/Coffee 10.00 am – 10.15am    Welcome by Cllr Jimmy McClearn, Cathaoirleach, Galway County Council…

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History Ireland: November/December edition out now

The new issue of ‘History Ireland’ is in the shops. As usual it covers a broad range of historical topics, this month they include: Donal Fallon: New radical voices in the Irish Newspaper Archives  Fiona Fitzsimons: Ordnance Survey employment records Kenneth Milne: Disestablishment—in the nick of time Quincey Dougan: The Orange revival in King’s County…

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‘Mobilise the poets’—art & culture in the Irish Revolution

History Ireland Hedge School ‘Mobilise the poets’—art & culture in the Irish Revolution @ the Allingham Festival, Abbey Centre, Ballyshannon 6pm Saturday 9 November So exhorted Arthur Griffith from his Gloucester Prison cell in January 1919. But how did the arts (literature, film, the visual arts, music and song) affect the Irish Revolution? How in turn…

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Labour and the North and the National Question

History Ireland Hedge School @ Mechanics Institute, Galway (in association with the ICTU, the Irish Centre for the Histories of Labour and Class, NUI Galway and supported the Commemorations Unit of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht) 8pm Friday 8th November Labour and the North and the National Question James Connolly, executed for his…

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Conference: After The War: Peace, Conflict and Trauma.

This conference explores the physical and psychological effects of war and conflict, at home and abroad, on the Irish population in 1919. Saturday, 9th November, 9.30am  – 5pm in the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History, Benburb Street Booking *here*. This conference is focused on life in Ireland in 1919, and coincides…

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 A Historic Team for a Historic Time

A community event grant funded under the Carlow County Council Decade of Centenaries programme is taking place TOMORROW Saturday 19th October in Ballykealy House Hotel at 8pm. The title of the event is A Historic Team for a Historic Time and the project focuses on the success of a local Club Football team who brought the first…

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Wexford and the War of Independence: who died and why?

Wexford and the War of Independence: who died and why? a lecture with Professor Eunan O’Halpin Thursday, October 24th in the Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy at 7.00pm.      This will be followed by a public consultation on how the next phase of the National Decade of Commemorations Programme should be commemorated in County Wexford.                                                                         …

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