FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Interned. The Curragh Internment Camps during the War of Independence 

Book Launch of : Interned. The Curragh Internment Camps during the War of Independence by James Durney Date: 25th July 2019 at 7.30 p.m. Venue: Curragh Military Museum, Curragh Camp. Co. Kildare All welcome. Lord Edward’s Own Re-Enactment Group will be taking part in this event. Contact: cilldara2016@gmail.com for further details

Co. Kildare 1919 All Ireland Football Final Centenary Commemorative Event

Children’s Football Blitz as part of the Co. Kildare Decade of Commemorations programme and Heritage Week. Co. Kildare GAA and the Kildare County Council Decade of Commemorations will mark the 100th anniversary of Co. Kildare’s victory on 28 September 1919 against Galway (2-5 to 0-1) with a Children’s Football Blitz. The event for girls and boys aged 10-12 years will be…

Parnell Summer School

This year the Parnell Summer School will take place from 11-15 August at Avondale House, Rathdrum, Co Wicklow. The School will begin on Sunday 11th August with the Parnell Lecture: Chair: Prof Donal McCartney Dr Margaret Ward (Queen’s University Belfast) – Forging a feminist path: Anna Parnell and Irish political life   On Monday Dr Darragh Gannon (QUB)…

West Cork History Festival

This year the West Cork History Festival runs from 8th to 11th August. The Festival will open on Friday 9th August @ 6.30pm with former Taoiseach John Bruton in conversation with Carl Dinnen, ITV News political correspondent, on a range of the historical topics that the Festival will cover. Those topics cover local, national and international history. On Saturday…

100 Years of Women in Politics and Public Life, 1918-2018

A major new national exhibition entitled Women in Politics and Public Life 1918 to 2018 – a Pop-Up Museum is set to go on display in County Roscommon at Áras an Chontae. The exhibition is part of the decade of centenaries programme of Roscommon County Council which explores 100 years of women’s participation in politics…

Guerrilla War in Clare