On Tuesday 14 November 2017 the Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson St, Dublin 2, hosted a lecture by Angus Mitchell entitled ‘”The horror! The horror!” Joseph Conrad, Roger Casement and history’s heart of darkness’. Poland’s greatest writer in the English language, Joseph Conrad, and Ireland’s multidimensional revolutionary, Roger Casement, shared a humble dwelling in Matadi, on the lower…

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On Friday 15 September 2017, the Tionól Mhic Easmainn/Roger Casement gathering took place at the Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee, Co. Kerry. This annual event is organised to commemorate and the examine the life and career of the colonial official, humanitarian and Irish republican Roger Casement (1864-1916), who was captured by the RIC at McKenna’s Fort, near Banna Strand…

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