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.

‘BY EVERY MEANS AT OUR COMMAND’

 

NEW EXHIBITION AT CORK PUBLIC MUSUEM – FROM NOVEMBER 19th 2021 Cork City and County witnessed some of the bloodiest and fiercest fighting during the War of Independence. Many of the military engagements in Cork had a significant impact on both the nature and outcome of the conflict. Cork Public Museum is delighted to announce…

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Dev Talks – towards an assessment of his legacy

 

To mark the centenary of Éamon de Valera’s election as Chancellor of the National University of Ireland, NUI and the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (founded by de Valera in 1940) are holding a series of lunchtime lectures throughout the month of November examining various aspects of his public life. Further information and registration links for all of the…

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Experiences of border minority – historical perspectives

 

The seminar will be streamed through: https://fb.me/e/2ylkPcJnn And also through YouTube: https://youtube.com/channel/UC7F8OPKm7Ii4gTp2QcoSDIg… ONLINE SEMINAR Programme 10.30am – Opening remarks: Cathaoirleach of Monaghan County Council 10:35am – Address by Taoiseach, Micheál Martin T.D.10:50am Keynote lectures Dr Dan Purcell Dr Margaret O’ Callaghan, Reader in Politics in the School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy at Queens…

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The Terror War

 

 The Terror War Author, historian and public speaker Joe Connell will discuss the effects of the actions of both sides of the Irish War of Independence, during which the British and the Irish sides often reflected one another. They both did well in some areas, and were deficient in others.  Further, it must be emphasised that both…

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Theatre and Treaty: Arthur Griffith’s Reputation as Impugned by W.B. Yeats and Frank Pakenham

 

Tuesday 9 November, 7pm Speaker: Professor Colum  Kenny,  Professor Emeritus  Dublin City University Join Professor Colum Kenny as he looks at the remarkable relationship between Arthur Griffith and W.B. Yeats, in the context of Griffith’s reputation. Platform: Zoom Book Here Founder of Sinn Féin, Chairman of the Treaty delegation and President of Dáil Éireann, Arthur Griffith was…

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Women of Independence

 

Women of Independence Women of Independence is a filmed theatrical performance that presents the real-life experiences of four Irish women during the War of Independence through a cast of community actors. Produced by An Táin Arts Centre in association with Upstate Theatre Project Women of Independence is Part II of the Remembrance Trilogy and the…

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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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Women’s Activism in the Irish Revolution

 

Women’s Activism in the Irish Revolution 26th October @ 4.15pm https://www.crowdcast.io/e/womensrevolution/register

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The Great Northern Railway, Louth and the Revolution

 
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