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Fingal Festival of History: ‘Dark Days, Homeward Bound to Better Times’ with Cathal Boland

September 26

Cathal Boland a current Councillor and former Mayor and has an interest in Fingal history and has given many talks on key Fingal moments and the individuals who shaped the over the past 250 years. A former Cathaoirleach of Fingal Old IRA (1916-1921) Commemorative Society Cathal has undertaken extensive reading and research of the period covering the Rising and War of Independence. In the past year Cathal has scripted, narrated and directed the film “Who Shoot Sergeant Kirwan?” a forty-five minute dramamentry which tells of a shooting incident in April 1921. The film premiered at the end of August in the village of Ballyboughal the scene of the event.

Fingal Festival of History will run from 25th September to 2nd October 2021. No advanced booking is required. Video links will be shared on Fingal Libraries’ social media and on www.fingal.ie throughout the week.


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