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Commemorative Talks – Available on Zoom

By February 3, 2021 No Comments

Martina from the Dublin City Council also informed us today of a series of lectures available from the Historians on the library. If anyone is interested, set up a small group and contact Martina directly and she will organize individual lectures to be delivered via Zoom. Please be sure to put Commemorative Talk in the subject line. Her email is


Hi Martina,

Below is a list of talks I have delivered previously and am happy to deliver again via zoom to any group that would be interested.

  • Aftermath of the Rising
  • The War of Independence
  • The Civil War
  • The Irish Soccer Split
  • The Life and Legacy of Thomas Ashe
  • The GAA and the Irish Revolution
  • 100 Years of Edge Hardware
  • The Life of Patrick O’Connell
  • The Conscription Crisis
  • The 1918 General Election
  • Gaelic Sunday
  • The Impact of the First World War on Irish Soccer
  • The Influenza Pandemic in Ireland
  • The First Dáil
  • The Life of Constance Markievicz
  • War of Independence – Part 1 ‘First Dáil and First Shots’
  • War of Independence – Part 2 ‘The Black and Tans to the Treaty’
  • Partition and Irish Sport
  • Lemon’s Pure Sweets
  • Clontarf Orthopaedic Hospital
  • The Partition of Ireland – Based on my book ‘Birth of the Border’
  • The Auxiliaries in Dublin
  • The Day-to-Day Effects of Partition
  • 1920: Countdown to Partition
  • Ireland in 1920
  • Policing in Ireland in 1920
  • Bloody Sunday
  • Sinn Féin’s Counter-Government
  • Shake-Up in Dublin Castle

If you have any further queries, please let me know.