War of Independence

4 December 2018: History Ireland Hedge School: ‘From ballots to bullets: Ireland 1918-1919’, National Photographic Archive, Dublin 2

On Tuesday 4 December 2018 a History Ireland ‘Hedge School’ debate will be hosted by the National Library of Ireland to tie in with its current exhibition ‘From ballots to bullets: Ireland 1918-1919’. The exhibition covers the turbulent years of 1918 and 1919, a period that witnessed the end of the First World War, the suffragette movement, the…

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17 October 2018: Launch of ‘Michael Collins: The man and the revolution’, GPO Witness History, Dublin 1

On Wednesday 17 October 2018 GPO Witness History hosted the launch of Anne Dolan and William Murphy’s Michael Collins: The man and the revolution. Drawing on archives in Ireland, Britain and the United States, this new fully illustrated biography approaches the iconic figure of Collins through the eyes of contemporaries and historians, friends and enemies, this provocative…

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