Mayo Civil War Seminar

Mayo County Council is holding a major seminar on the Civil War on Saturday, October 8th  as part of its Decade of Centenaries Programme. This will be a day-long series of talks on various aspects of the Civil War, held in Castlebar Courthouse. This seminar is part of the Wild Atlantic Words literary festival. There will be talks…

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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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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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“Seeking Peace” – a new episode in the Mná 100 podcast series – in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs

Minister Catherine Martin T.D. announces today a new episode in the Mná 100 podcast series The Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin T.D. has launched the fourth episode in the Mná 100 podcast series, titled ‘Seeking Peace’, as part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme 2012-2023. Minister Martin said: “The…

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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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