The Treaty—good deal or bad deal?

Available from Monday 6th December.

The Treaty—good deal or bad deal?

Was the Treaty ‘Home Rule for slow learners’?

Why was Eamon de Valera not part of the Irish delegation?

Was the subsequent Civil War inevitable?

Was it a good deal or a bad deal? T

To address these and other questions join History Ireland editor, Tommy Graham, in discussion with John
Gibney, Brian Hanley, Mary McAuliffe, and David McCullagh.

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John Gibney is Assistant Editor with the Royal Irish Academy’s Documents on Irish Foreign Policy
series and author (with Kate O’Malley) of The handover: Dublin Castle and the British withdrawal
from Ireland, 1922
(RIA, 2022)

Brian Hanley is Assistant Professor in Twentieth-Century Irish History at Trinity College, Dublin.

Mary McAuliffe is Assistant Professor in Gender Studies at University College Dublin.

David McCullagh is a broadcaster and author of a two-volume biography of Eamon de Valera:

DeValera Volume 1: Rise 1882-1932 (Gill Books, 2017) and

DeValera Volume 2: Rule 1932-1975 (2018).

This Hedge School is supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and
Media under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 initiative.

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