On Sunday 11 November 2018 a civic commemoration took place at the Cenotaph, South Mall,  Cork City, to mark the centenary of the 1918 Armistice that ended the First World War. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Finn, led the ceremony, which began at 10.15am. The ceremony was be attended by local public representatives, members of the…

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On Saturday 10 June 2017 University College Cork hosted a one-day conference entitled ‘Minister of Mercy: the Capuchins and the struggle for independence’. The Capuchin priests, most especially those based on Church St in Dublin, played a significant role in the struggle for independence after the Easter Rising of 1916, during which they had adminsitred…

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On Thursday 23 February 2017 Glasnevin Trust and Trinity College Dublin presented the fifth in a series of lectures on ‘Ireland and the world after the Rising’. Liz Gillis (RTÉ) will present a lecture entitled ‘The Hales brothers and the Irish revolution, 1916-23’. This told the story of the Hales brothers from West Cork epitomises the whole revolutionary…

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On Saturday 17 December 2016 the Landscapes of revolution project held a public  workshop in Midleton Public Library. The workshop explored how to utilise online resources to uncover and record information about sites associated with the War of Independence in the Midleton area, and was particularly aimed at volunteers interested in participating in the project.  At…

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