On Wednesday 14 March 2018 a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ debate took place in Custume Barracks, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, on the subject of ‘John Redmond: his life and legacy’. 6 March 2018 marked the centenary of the death of John Redmond, leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party, which had dominated party political life since the…

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On Tuesday 6 March 2018 the National Gallery of Ireland hosted ‘John Redmond and the Irish Parliamentary Party: A centenary symposium’. This was a central event of the John Redmond commemorative programme planned for March 2018. One hundred years after his death on 6 March 1918, this symposium reassessed Redmond and the achievements of the Irish…

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