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.
Thursday 13 October, 8pm Speaker: Dr Andy Bielenberg, UCC School of History Venue: Reading Room, National Library of Ireland, Kildare St., Dublin 2. In this lecture, Dr Bielenberg uncovers one aspect of the geography of the Civil War in Munster by mapping recorded combat fatalities across the province. It provides one benchmark of violence during…