The War of Independence in Dublin

As part of the Fingal Festival of History


18/09/2020 at 12:00am

The Fingal Festival of History takes place between the 12th – 19th September

This year’s festival will focus on the Sack of Balbriggan as 2020 is the centenary year for this event in history.

All Castle talks this year will be recorded in the Chapel at Swords Castle and will be available on Fingal Libraries YouTube channel and across our social media platforms.

The War of Independence in Dublin – John Dorney

An overview of the War of Independence, the Dublin perspective.

John Dorney is an independent historian and editor of the Irish Story website. His master’s in history was on Florence McCarthy and the Conquest of Gaelic Munster. He is the author of two books: Peace After the Final Battle, the Story of the Irish Revolution, and The Civil War in Dublin, the Fight for the Irish Capital, 1922-1924.

Additionally there is also an exhibition associated with the Fingal Festival of History

Exhibition – Sack of Balbriggan

Fingal Local Studies & Archives have produced an exhibition about the Sack of Balbriggan. The exhibition, curated by Catherine Keane, Senior Librarian will be on display in the Atrium at County Hall, Swords during September. This exhibition will also be available for viewing online.

Booking not required.