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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An Alchemy of the Civil War

A unique exhibition on the Irish Civil War of 1922-23 entitled ‘An Alchemy of the Civil War’ is now on at the Clare Museum. Artist Marie Connole has created a series of intriguing watercolours to represent various incidents from around Ireland. The influence of 16th century alchemical illustrations is the starting point for this original…

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Louth and the Civil War

From Louth County Council Decade of Centenaries programme: Dr Richard McElligott will provide a two part talk on the history of the Civil War at a national level in Dundalk Library on Tuesday 20th of September & Tuesday 4th of October at 6pm. ‘A fine day to die for Ireland’: The Irish Civil War: The…

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Kildare County Council Commemorative Activities 

New Publication – A Timeline of the Civil War in County Kildare, 1922-1924 The Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations Programme has produced a new publication detailing many of the events that took place throughout County Kildare during the Civil War period. An event will take place in Kildare Town Community Library at 7.30PM on 1…

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A Timeline of the Civil War in County Kildare 1922-1924

Launch of A Timeline of the Civil War in County Kildare 1922-1924 to take place in Maynooth Library on 18 August 2022 ‘We fought until we could fight no longer’ Art O’Connor, T.D., Kildare South As part of Kildare County Council’s Heritage Week programme, Cllr Pádraig McEvoy, chairperson of the County Kildare Decade of Commemorations…

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Killaloe-Ballina Decade of Centenaries

St Flannan’s Cathedral, Killaloe from 22-24 September 2022 – Thurs 22 Sept at 7.30pm, Friday 23 Sept at 7.30pm and Sat 24 Sept at 12 noon. Killaloe-Ballina Local History Society Channel killaloeballinalhs@gmail.com FB page at www.facebook.com/killaloeballinalhs/

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Exploring the Civil War in Sligo

‘Exploring the Civil War in Sligo’  on Thursday 22nd September at 8pm in the Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo is a journey with four local historians, whose published works deal with the period. It gives an overview of the Civil War in Sligo and deals with specific aspects of it. Speakers include Dr Michael Farry, Cian Harte, Dr Padraig Deignan and Dr…

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THE SIEGE OF WATERFORD – A Centenary Commemoration

SATURDAY JULY 16TH AT WATERFORD TREASURES MEDIEVAL MUSEUM, AV THEATRE (Group of Free State soldiers outside Granville Hotel with mine. Image reproduced courtesy of the National Library of Ireland) PROGRAMME 2pm                      Welcome  Cllr. John O’Leary, Mayor Waterford City and County Council 2.10 pm               The Siege of Waterford, July 1922 A Centenary Commemoration Talk by…

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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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