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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‘Burning the Country House’ Online Lecture Series

A series of lectures hosted by the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish houses and Estates, History Department, Maynooth University. The lecture series is supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Historical Strand of the Decade of Centenaries Programme. These talks run in tandem with the exhibition Burning…

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‘Irish Civil War Memory from an Oral History Perspective’

Limerick History Research Seminar Series, 2021-2 Organised by the Department of History, Mary Immaculate College and the Department of History, University of Limerick Tuesday, 16 Nov. 2021, 5.30pm via Microsoft Teams Professor Gavin Foster (Concordia University), ‘Irish Civil War Memory from an Oral History Perspective’ The event is free, and all are welcome, but registration…

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Ireland and the ‘Greater War’ in Europe – compare and contrast

Ireland and the ‘Greater War’ in Europe—compare and contrast While there were optimistic hopes that the First World War or ‘Great War’ would be ‘the war to endall wars’, post-1918 Europe, including Ireland, instead experienced a ‘Greater War’—a series of civil,border and ethnic conflicts—that lasted at least until 1923. How did Ireland fit into that…

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Shadows from the Trenches. Veterans of the Great War and the Irish Revolution, 1918-1923

Speaker: Dr Emmanuel Destenay, Sorbonne Université 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the Irish War of Independence and represents an opportunity to shed new light on the roles played by British veterans.  Join Dr Emmanuel Destenay as he tracks their trajectories, illuminating their hopes, expectations and uncertainties. Available here: https://nli.ticketsolve.com/shows/1173616360

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National Concert Hall

National Concert Hall Presents Treaty: Songs With Lisa O’Neill, Gemma Dunleavy, John Spillane, Karan Casey, Maija Sofia, Duke Special, Jonathan Nangle & Crash Ensemble and more to be announced. Special guest Christy Moore Saturday 11th December, 8pm December 1921 saw Irish representatives gather to debate the Anglo-Irish Treaty at the Kevin Barry Rooms at Earlsfort…

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‘Admirals for a Day’: Take-over of the Kildare Street club by the anti-Treaty Republicans in May 1922

Wednesday 5 May, 7.30pm Cormac  O’Malley will read an unpublished humorous but historic vignette written in 1935 by his War of Independence father, General Ernie O’Malley, called ‘Admirals for a Day’. Following the reading, Cormac O’Malley and Charles Lysaght will discuss the takeover of the Kildare Street Club (KSC) by Republican soldiers in May 1922 just…

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