‘I hope to die like a soldier’: The life of Rory O’Connor

Richmond Barracks Richmond Barracks, St Michael's Estate, Inchicore, Dublin, Dublin

On 14 April 1922, members of the anti-Treaty IRA Executive directed their forces to seize the Four Courts complex and other buildings across Dublin city centre in a direct challenge to the authority of the Provisional Government. Rory O’Connor, the IRA’s onetime Director-of-Engineering, would emerge as their nominal spokesperson and a symbol of Irish republican...

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When The Postboxes Turned Green

Richmond Barracks Richmond Barracks, St Michael's Estate, Inchicore, Dublin, Dublin

Hosted by Inchicore Library. Join Historian in Residence Cathy Scuffil as she brings us through a period of great change in Ireland. 1922 was a year of huge change for the Irish Nation. The Anglo Irish Treaty had been ratified by the Dail, though sometimes fractious debate and later in the year the dark chapter...

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Weaving with the Liberties Weavers

Richmond Barracks Richmond Barracks, St Michael's Estate, Inchicore, Dublin, Dublin

*This event is now FULLY BOOKED Hosted by Inchicore Library.Call all amateur or novice weavers. Participants will learn how to weave on a card loom as we meander through the history of weaving in the Liberties. All materials will be included in a pack that participants will be given on the day. At the end...

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Dublin in Poetry with Stephen James Smith

Richmond Barracks Richmond Barracks, St Michael's Estate, Inchicore, Dublin, Dublin

Through the history of the city, Dublin has inspired much poetry. Inspired by the recent passing of Dublin poets Thomas Kinsella and Vincent Caprani, this event will see celebrated poet Stephen James Smith discuss poems from Dublin's past, as well as reading some of his own work inspired by the city and its journey.  

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Weaving with the Liberties Weavers (online)

Richmond Barracks Richmond Barracks, St Michael's Estate, Inchicore, Dublin, Dublin

Calling all amateur or novice weavers. Participants will learn how to weave on a card loom as we meander through the history of weaving in the Liberties. All materials will be included in a pack that participants will be given on the day. At the end of this session everyone will have woven a bookmark,...

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