Decade of Centenaries 2019 Programme of events

Each of these initiatives is supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht under the Community Strand of the Decade of Centenaries programme.

For full details see here.

 

Date Event/Lecture Venue Time
Home Rule Club
Wednesday, 18th September Lecture by Author Jim Maher, historian & Author.

“The rescue of Seán Hogan at the station of Knocklong – a sequel to Soloheadbeg”

Admission €5. Refreshments supplied. Tickets at the door.

Home Rule Club, No. 3 John’s Quay, Kilkenny 8.30pm
South Kilkenny Historical Society
Thursday, 26th September Lecture by Senator Ivana Bacik ‘An Immigrant Family’s Memories of South Kilkenny who helped shape a Modern Ireland’

Free Admission

Mullinavat Parish Hall (opposite the church), Co. Kilkenny 8pm
Thursday, 24th October Lecture by Mr William Murphy

‘The War of Independence archive of Tom Ryan’

Free Admission

Mullinavat Parish Hall, Co Kilkenny. 8pm
Library Lecture Series
Saturday, 28th September Lecture by Eoin Swithin Walsh, Author & Historian.

‘Kilkenny during 1919; the first year of the War of Independence’

Free Admission – First-come first-served basis.

City Library, Johns Quay, Kilkenny 11am
Saturday, 5th October Lecture by Robert McEvoy, Archivist.

‘County Kilkenny in the Military service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection’

Free Admission – First-come first-served basis.

City Library, Johns Quay, Kilkenny 11am
Tuesday, 15th October Lecture by Catherine Marshall, Art Historian & Curator.

‘From Revolution to Free State: The Visual Arts Response’

Free Admission – First-come first-served basis

City library, Johns Quay, Kilkenny 6.30pm
Tuesday, 5th November Lecture by Jim Maher, Author & Historian,

‘The Flying Column West Kilkenny 1916-1921’

Free Admission – First-come first-served basis

 

City Library, Johns Quay,

Kilkenny

6.30pm

         

 

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