National and Local

The Local Government Archivists and Records Managers in association with the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government have produced this booklet outlining the events of the local elections in 1920.

These were the first elections in Ireland to use Proportional Representation (PR) and the elections were undertaken while Ireland was still gripped by the War of Independence.

The evolution of women in Irish politics

 

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Ireland and the League of Nations

 

Sunday, 10 September, marks the centenary of the admission of the Irish Free State into the League of Nations. This event is of particular significance as the new State took its place on the world stage and it was highlighted by the EAG as being a fitting and uplifting conclusion to the Decade of Centenaries…

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Bere Island Military History Festival

 

To conclude their programme of events for the Decade of Centenaries, Bere IslandProjects Group CLG will hold their inaugural Military Heritage Festival on Saturday16th and Sunday 17th September, featuring guided walks, talks and an exhibition ofold military photographs. Bere Island, located at the entrance to Bantry Bay, West Cork has a rich militaryheritage spanning four…

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Thomas MacDonagh Hedge School

 

Thomas MacDonagh Hedge School September 20-24, 2023 www.macdonaghmuseum.ie ‘And now the poet heart is calling too’ from The Golden Joy Thomas MacDonagh The first Thomas MacDonagh Hedge School takes place from 20-24 September 2023 in the Thomas MacDonagh Museum in Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary and aims to be one of the highlights of the Museum’s 10th anniversary programme. Advance…

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Vial

 

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Republicanism, Crime and Paramilitary Policing, 1916-1945

 

Dr. Brian Hanley, Assistant Professor in Twentieth Century History at Trinity College, Dublin will hold a talk, “Republicanism, Crime and Paramilitary Policing, 1916-1945”, in Dundalk Library at 3pm on Friday 1st September as part of the 2023 Decade of Centenaries programme. Drawing on his recently published book ‘Republicanism, Crime and Paramilitary Policing, 1916-2020’ which examined the relationship between…

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Saol na nDaoine ar Chósta an Chopair 1912-1923

 

A new local history exhibition will open to the public on the last weekend in August. Saol na nDaoine ar Chósta an Chopair features history, folklore, pictures and artefacts illustrating life onWaterford’s Copper Coast in the early decades of the 20 th Century, against the particular backdrop ofthe years 1912 to 1923, which was a…

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Visions of Labour and Class in Ireland and Europe

 

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W.B. Yeats – A Portrait in Poetry and Stories

 

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Monaghan Civil War

 

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