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Decade of Anniversaries Online Talks

10/09/2020-15/10/2020

Free

Tel: 03000 132132 ext 22507

Programme of Online talks

This series of 6 Historical Talks explores the Irish Revolution (1919-22), the partition of Ireland and the establishment of two Irish states. The focus will be on the War of Independence; its impact on Mid-Ulster; the implementation and geography of partition under the Government of Ireland Act (1920); the roles of Michael Collins Eamon de Valera, Edward Carson and James Craig; the American dimension and the propaganda war; and the Spanish ‘Flu pandemic of 1918-19.

Talk

Speaker

Date 

Don’t Talk about the War!: Britain, the IRA and the Irish Conflict 1919-21

Dr Éamon Phoenix                                 

Thursday 10 September                                           

Dividing Ireland: the 1920 Act and the Establishment of Northern Ireland

Dr Éamon Phoenix

Thursday 17 September 

Personalities, Propaganda and the Struggle for Irish National Independence 1919-22

Dr Francis Costello

Thursday, 24 September 

Ireland in 1921: from War to Truce and Treaty Split

Dr Russell Rees

Thursday 1 October 

The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918-19 and its Impact on Ireland and Mid-Ulster

Dr Patricia Marsh

Thursday 8 October 

The Summing-up: Your Questions Answered in this final reflective session

Dr Éamon Phoenix

Thursday 15 October 

Times will be confirmed at regsitration.

Pre booking is essential, to book please email sean.mcelhatton@midulstercouncil.org or call 03000 132132 ext 22507.


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