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.

Roger Casement Commemoration

 
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‘The truce of 11 July 1921: A natural end to the War of Independence or sowing the seeds of Civil War?’

 

“The truce of 11 July 1921: A natural end to the War of Independence or sowing the seeds of Civil War?” Available on Galway Beo Facebook page and Galway Beo YouTube Channel Sunday 11 July 2021 at 1pm This lecture explores the events surrounding the truce of 11 July 1922 that brought an end to…

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Dr Conor McNamara: Galway County Council Historian-in-Residence for 2021

 

Galway County Council Appoints Historian-in-Residence for 2021 As part of its commitment to the current programme of commemorative events connected with the ongoing Decade of Commemorations 2013–2023, Galway County Council is delighted to announce that Dr Conor McNamara has been appointed to the position of Historian-in-Residence for 2021. The decade 1913-1923 was one of the…

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Monaghan’s War of Independence

 

Streaming on https://www.facebook.com/MonaghanCountyMuseum/

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Seminar: The Military Aspects of the War of Independence, 1919-1921

 
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The Forgotten Ten

 
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Irish Military Seminar

 

5th Irish Military Seminar (2021) The Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee are pleased to present the 5th annual Irish Military Seminar. The 2021 programme of free events is taking place online due to the current public health guidelines. The War of Independence, World War I, Strongbow and the extensive collections of the Military Archives are…

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A Timeline of the War of Independence in Co. Kildare 1919-1922

 

Kildare Decade of Commemorations Programme has produced a new publication, detailing many events that took place throughout County Kildare during the War of Independence period. The launch of this book on the 100th anniversary of the burning of the Custom House, Dublin, on 25 May 1921 marks Co. Kildare’s participation in the War of Independence. It will be of interest to anyone…

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Pat Walsh Centenary Commemoration

 

Pat Walsh: The Life and Legacy of an Irish Revolutionary Captain Pat Walsh and his comrade Seán Quinn both died following an encounter with Crown Forces on the hills of Tullaroan, Co Kilkenny in May 1921. The memorial group in Kilkenny have produced a one hour documentary on the life of Pat Walsh and will…

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Planting a Parliament: partition and the foundation of Northern Ireland, 1920-22

 

This online exhibition examines the early history and foundation of Northern Ireland, through objects, photographs and images from the museum’s collection.  The story of Lisburn, a thriving market town at the heart of the Lagan Valley is set against the momentous events of 100 years ago, which led to the transformation of political, economic, civic…

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