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September 2021

Safe Haven: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies and the WWII Immigrants That Helped Shape It

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Free

Presented by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. Talk by Prof. Gisela Holfter, Associate Professor in German at the University of Limerick, Director of the Centre for Irish German Studies, and author of An Irish Sanctuary: German-speaking Refugees in Ireland 1933-1945. Immigrants and refugees coming to Ireland are not – or not only – a recent phenomenon, though very often there is no awareness who came and had an impact before the 21 st century. This talk will focus on…

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Dublin 8: Witness To The Revolution

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Free

This event will be presented by historians Liz Gillis and Cathy Scuffil (DCC Historian-in-Residence), hosted online by Dolphin's Barn Library. There will be a video which will explore the extraordinary events and stories of this turbulent time in Ireland’s history. The public will be able to walk through the streets and laneways of some of Dublin 8’s historic and fascinating locations. Episode 1 will be shown by Dolphin's Barn Library Wed 22 September 2021, with an introduction by historian Liz…

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The Countess Prayerbook: An Exploration of Countess Markievicz’s Prison Prayerbook

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Free

While a prisoner in Cork Gaol in January 1919, Countess Markievicz acquired a copy of 'The Augustinian Manual', a prayer book compiled by Rev. Richard A. O'Gorman and published in 1915. However it seems that the Countess used it less as a prayer book, and more of a kind of scrapbook in which she pasted news clippings about the events of the 1919-21 period, and in particular, reports about those who had lost their lives in the struggle for independence.…

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Colm Cille @ 1500

September 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Free

Tá 1,500 bliain ann ó saolaíodh duine de naomhphátrúin na hÉireann, agus mar chuid den chomóradh sin pléifear saol agus oidhreacht Cholm Cille. Ó Dhoire go hOileán Í na hAlban, cloisfimid mar gheall ar shaol eachtrúil Cholm Cille agus faoin méid a luaitear leis an naomh. An craoltóir Tristan Rosenstock a bheidh mar chathaoirleach, agus ina theannta beidh an Dr. Brian Lacey, an Dr Ann Buckley (TCD), agus an Dr Art Hughes. This Irish-language event explores the life and legacy…

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Online Tour: From Turmoil to Truce – Photographs of the War of Independence

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Free

Join the National Library of Ireland for a virtual tour of our exhibition From Turmoil to Truce: Photographs of the War of Independence. Learn about the War of Independence through the photographs of W.D. Hogan from the National Library of Ireland’s photograph collection. With ISL Interpretation & Captioning BOOK TICKETS

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Reflections on the History of Crumlin, Drimnagh and Walkinstown

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Free

The War of Independence was played out on many stages. Local to Crumlin, Drimnagh and Walkinstown a number of incidents took place in what was then very rural areas. The single biggest event was the raid and burning the well-known landmark, the Halfway House Public House. This video examines why this took place and considers other events that occurred in the lead up to that night. It also places the area into the context of the time. The Halfway House…

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Pre-recorded Pop Up Talk – Bullet in the Brick

September 23 @ 12:00 pm
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Join Museum Educator, Diarmuid Bolger in this pre-recorded pop-up talk about Francis Sheehy Skeffington and the story behind the ‘Bullet in the Brick’. This is part of a series of short films produced by the Education team at Collins Barracks focusing on artefacts previously on display in the Proclaiming a Republic – The 1916 Rising, at the National Museum of Ireland – Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks from 2016-2020. Our Guides and members of our team were asked to…

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I Live a New Life: Frederick Douglass in Ireland

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Free

Presented by Terenure Library. Frederick Douglass, an African American abolitionist and forner slave, visited Ireland in 1845. His trip was shaped by a number of experiences, including meeting Daniel O’Connell and achieving a level of personal freedom unimaginable in his home country. Originally written to commemorate the 200th anniversary of his birth in 2018, this talk examines Douglass’s visit to Ireland and his role as an abolitionist. The talk will be given by Cecelia Hartsell via Zoom, hosted by Terenure Library.…

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Craig and de Valera’s One and Only Meeting

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Free

Presented by Coolock Library. On 5 May 1921 the Ulster Unionist leader James Craig met Sinn Féin president Éamon de Valera on Howth Road in Dublin for their one and only meeting. This talk looks at how this meeting came about in the first place, what was discussed at it, and its overall impact. Cormac Moore is Historian in Residence with Dublin City Council. He holds a PhD in history from De Montfort University in Leicester and a Masters degree…

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‘Bring me into the spotlight of a London conference’: Michael Collins from Truce to Treaty

September 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Free

Presented by The National Archives and National Library of Ireland. The National Archives and National Library present 'Bring Me Into the Spotlight of a London Conference: Michael Collins from Truce to Treaty', a lecture by Dr Anne Dolan and Dr William Murphy, moderated by David McCullagh. BOOK TICKETS

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