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25 November 2013: Centenary exhibition on the founding of the Irish Volunteers

Ed15-VolunteerAd25 November 2013 was the centenary of the foundation of the Irish Volunteers, which took place in the complex of buildings at the Rotunda, Dublin. To celebrate this centenary, an exhibition by the Military Archives on the Irish Volunteers was held in the Pillar Rooms of the Rotunda Hospital on 25–29 November 2013.

 

In conjunction with the exhibition, the Military Archives also hosted a schools project on the foundation of the Irish Volunteers for secondary schools, along with a series of lunchtime lectures by invited guest speakers.

 

For the online version of the exhibition, click here.

 

For details of the associated lectures, click here.

 

To read the special issue of Century Ireland on the foundation of the Irish Volunteers, click here.

 

From History Ireland: Whatever happened to the Irish Volunteers?


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