Munster

1 December 2018: ‘Waterford in 1918: The contribution of Cathal Brugha’, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

On Saturday 1 December 2018 a conference on Waterford in 1918: The Contribution of Cathal Brugha took place in the Park Hotel, Dungarvan, to explore the contribution of Cathal Brugha (1874-1922) to Waterford and national politics. While Brugha is well known as a prominent figure at a national level during the Irish Revolution, his connections with …

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20 November 2018: ‘Women and the vote in 1918’, Shannon, Co. Clare

On Tuesday 20 November 2018, as part of Clare County Library’s Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series, Mary Clancy (NUIG) delivered a lecture entitled ‘Women and the vote in 1918’ at Seán Lemass Public Library, Shannon. This will explore women’s activism, especially in the west of Ireland, in 1918. The lecture took place at 6.30pm. From Century…

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11 November 2018: ‘Armistice 100’ concert, Valentia, Co. Kerry

On 11 November 2018 St. John the Baptist Church, Knightstown, Valentia, Co. Kerry, presented a concert entitled ‘Armistice 100’ to mark the centenary of the armistice that officially ended the First World War. The concert was performed by baritone Gavan Ring, with Aoife O’Sullivan on piano, and will be compéred by Muiris Bric. The performance…

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11 November 2018: Civic commemoration of 1918 Armistice, Cork City

On Sunday 11 November 2018 a civic commemoration took place at the Cenotaph, South Mall,  Cork City, to mark the centenary of the 1918 Armistice that ended the First World War. The Lord Mayor of Cork, Councillor Mick Finn, led the ceremony, which began at 10.15am. The ceremony was be attended by local public representatives, members of the…

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1-30 November 2018: ’45 for valour’ exhibition, Limerick Museum, Limerick

From 1 November to 30 November the exhibition ’45 for valour’ by Trish Taylor Thompson was hosted at Limerick Museum. The exhibition was opened by Cllr. James Collins, Mayor of the City and County of Limerick, on 1 November; the opening also incorporated the launch of Limerick’s military tradition (1691-1922): A brief Introduction by Dr Matthew Potter. To mark the…

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