Dochtúirí agus Tréimhse na Réabhlóide II

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Presented by Acadamh na Lianna. I. Radharc Anuas agus Díriú Isteach Rinne dochtúirí na linne seo a gcion neamhspleáchas na tíre a bhaint amach, agus mórpháirt acu i ngach uile ghné. Tabharfaidh an dochtúir teaghlaigh Colm Ó Sé radharc anuas orthu agus ansin gearrchuntas ar chúpla acu. II. Séamas Ó Ceallaigh – Fear Léinn, Fear...

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Northern Protestants – On Shifting Ground: Susan McKay in Conversation with Martin Doyle

In-person at The Printworks, Dublin Castle and online Dublin Castle, Dublin 2

Twenty years on from her critically acclaimed book, ‘Northern Protestants: An Unsettled People’, Susan McKay talks again to the Protestant community in Northern Ireland. The book contains interviews with politicians, former paramilitaries, victims and survivors, business people, religious leaders, community workers, young people, writers and others. It tackles controversial issues, such as Brexit, paramilitary violence,...

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Four Killings – Land, Hunger, Murder & Family in the Irish Revolution: Myles Dungan in Conversation with Catriona Crowe

In-person at The Printworks, Dublin Castle and online Dublin Castle, Dublin 2

Myles Dungan's family was involved in four violent deaths between 1915 and 1922. Jack Clinton, an immigrant small farmer from County Meath, was murdered in the remote and lawless Arizona territory by a powerful rancher's hired assassin; three more died in Ireland, and each death is compellingly reconstructed in this extraordinary book. Mark Clinton was...

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Between Two Hells: The Irish Civil War – Diarmaid Ferriter in Conversation with Ronan McGreevy

In-person at The Printworks, Dublin Castle and online Dublin Castle, Dublin 2

At the end of the Irish War of Independence, Dublin signed an unsatisfactory treaty with London, that amongst other things, required oaths of allegiance to the British Empire. To many this was a price worth paying, but for others it was impossible. Very quickly, in 1922 the country collapsed into a cruel civil war that...

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The Irish Assassins – Conspiracy, Revenge and the Murders that Stunned an Empire: Julie Kavanagh in Conversation with Roy Foster

In-person at The Printworks, Dublin Castle and online Dublin Castle, Dublin 2

On a sunlit evening in l882, Lord Frederick Cavendish and Thomas Burke, Chief Secretary and Undersecretary for Ireland, were ambushed and stabbed to death while strolling through Phoenix Park in Dublin. The murders were carried out by the Invincibles, a militant faction of republicans armed with specially-made surgeon's blades. They ended what should have been...

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Family Tour of Dublinia

Dublinia St Michaels Hill, Dublin 8

Presented by Dublinia. Dublinia, located at the heart of Viking and Medieval Dublin, is a step back in time and a journey through the city as it was back then. Experience what life was like onboard a Viking warship, visit a Viking house, take a trip down a Viking street, and learn of the myths...

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If Ever You Go To Dublin Town: Donal Fallon in conversation with Nicola Pierce and Kathryn Milligan

In-person at The Printworks, Dublin Castle and online Dublin Castle, Dublin 2

Donal Fallon speaks to two writers who have written recent books on the history of Dublin. In O'Connell Street: The History and Life of Dublin's Iconic Street, Nicola Pierce explores the people, the history, the buildings and the stories behind the main street in our capital. Kathryn Milligan's Painting Dublin, 1886-1949: Visualising a Changing City...

LGBTQ+ and Public History with Sara Phillips, Richard O’Leary, Maurice J Casey and Kate Drinane

In-person at The Printworks, Dublin Castle and online Dublin Castle, Dublin 2

Across the island of Ireland, much work has been done to collect and share the stories of LGBTQ+ lives. This panel brings together practitioners who have worked on LGBTQ+ in public history to discuss their work - from grassroots projects to archives and museums. Sara Phillips (Chair) Sara R Phillips is a Trans activist working...

‘If she was a man she would have been shot’, Women, Surveillance, and Punishment during the Irish War of Independence

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In this online event, Dr Mary McAuliffe looks at Republican surveillance of and acts of gendered violence against women, including forcible haircutting and other sexualised assaults, threatening letters, battery and abductions during the War of Independence. Using her research in multiple archives, she will analyse the specific types of violence and intimidation experienced by civilian...

George III – The Life and Reign of Britain’s Most Misunderstood Monarch: Andrew Roberts in Conversation with Lisa Marie Griffith

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George III, Britain's longest-reigning king, has gone down in history as 'the cruellest tyrant of this age'. Andrew Roberts's new biography takes entirely the opposite view. It portrays George as intelligent, benevolent, scrupulously devoted to the constitution of his country and (as head of government as well as head of state) navigating the turbulence of...

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