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The Burning of the Halfway House 1921

September 27, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Halfway House, at the junction of Walkinstown Road and Drimnagh Road, is steeped in history. Why was it raided and set on fire in 1921, at the height of the War of Independence?

Join Cathy Scuffil, Dublin City Council Historian in Residence, as she goes back in time and sets the scene for this momentous occasion. A viewing of a DVD on the subject produced by local photography club, Videocraft, will also take place on the night.

Booking: Essential to register. Call (01) 222 8890 or email walkinstownlibrary@dublincity.ie.


September 27, 2023
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Walkinstown Library
Percy French Road Walkinstown
Dublin, Dublin D12FK18
01 222 8890
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