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War of Independence Seminar: Dublin City Library & Archive September 10, 2019

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War of Independence Seminar

Dublin City Library & Archive

Saturday, 5thOctober 2019


09.30am                    Doors Open

09.45am                    Welcoming Remarks

10.00am                    Anne-Marie McInerney,      “My God, man! If you use that, you kill every prisoner in Mountjoy”: Imprisonment during the Irish War of Independence

10.35am                    Frank Whearity, Aspects of the War of Independence, 1920 in North County Dublin: the IRA and the dreaded Black and Tans.


11.10am                    Tea/Coffee (20mins)


11.30am                    Brian Hanley, Loaded with Dynamite: Ireland’s Global Revolution’

12.05pm                    John Dorney,The IRA Dublin Brigade in the War of Independence.

12.40pm                    Ailbhe Rogers, 1919, Dublin women and the War of Independence.


1.15pm                      Lunch (45 mins) (Please note that lunch is not provided.)


2pm                            Conor McNamara,Behold the Mysteries of Faith; Liam Mellows, A Life in Search of the Heroic.

2.35pm                      James Scannell, The Weapons of the War of Independence.

Break 3.10pm – 3.20pm


3.20pm                      Michael Robinson, Disabled Irish Great War Veterans during the Irish Revolution.

3.55pm                      Breandan MacSuibhne,Our Place in a Time of Violence: Reflections on the Tan War in West Donegal.

4.30pm                      Closing Remarks


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