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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Annie Vivanti – An Anglo-Italian Writer and Irish Independence

Tuesday 12 April, 7pm Speaker: Dr Bianca Rita Cataldi Annie Vivanti (1866-1942) was a prolific Anglo-Italian writer who spent her life between Italy, England, Switzerland, Ireland and the United States. A transnational artist and intellectual, Vivanti married the Anglo-Irish lawyer John Smith Chartres, a member of Sinn Féin. In retracing the steps of her adventurous and…

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‘The Women’s Mission’: an examination of Irish women’s political movements in the 19th century and their role in the fight for women’s franchise

Monday, 7th March @ 7pm, online.  by Dr Ciara Stewart Register *here* This lecture will conduct an examination of nineteenth century Irish women’s political movements and how they contributed to the eventual realisation of the vote for certain women in 1918. Often, when discussing women’s franchise, much of the focus is on the militant actions…

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Ireland 1922: Women in independence, partition and civil war

Ireland 1922: Women in independence, partition and civil war Tuesday, 1st February 1, 6-7PM Online/ Free, no booking required  Join The Royal Irish Academy on Brigid’s Day to commemorate the Women of 1922, in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs. From the handover of Dublin Castle, to the dawning of a new border across…

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Women of Independence

Women of Independence Women of Independence is a filmed theatrical performance that presents the real-life experiences of four Irish women during the War of Independence through a cast of community actors. Produced by An Táin Arts Centre in association with Upstate Theatre Project Women of Independence is Part II of the Remembrance Trilogy and the…

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Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society

Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society are again hosting an online lecture series on the War of Independence with special focus on the local impact of this defining moment in our history. The series will be facilitated each Wednesday for four weeks, beginning on Wednesday 14th April at 8pm. On 14th April…

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WOMEN’S VOICES FROM THE PAST- Revolutionary Times

WOMEN’S VOICES FROM THE PAST- Revolutionary Times Donegal County Museum, the Regional Cultural Centre and the Museum and Heritage Service of Derry City and Strabane District Council have commissioned and produced a series of six short video pieces which highlight the experiences of women during the Revolutionary Period (1919-1923). These videos provide snapshots of the…

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