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Gerry White


   Gerry  is a founding member and chair of the Cork Branch since 2010.   He served forty-three years in the Irish Defence Forces and retired in 2017. During his military service he had the honour of representing Ireland at the Centenary Commemoration of the Battle of the Somme at Thiepval in 2016.   He has also published a number of books an…

'Aspects of Ireland’s Post War Conflict: The Life and Death of Terence MacSwiney'


This evenings's talk will be on the life and death of Terence MacSwiney the Irish playwright, author and politician who was arrested for sedition by the British Government and imprisoned in Brixton Prison. He died in October 1920 after 74 days of hunger strike. 

CANCELLED TILL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS - Lord Mayor of Cork, Tomás MacCurtain by Mark Cronin


AS OF 11TH MARCH, DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS CORK BRANCH EVENTS ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. The Irish War of Independence was one of many conflicts that erupted in the aftermath of the Great War. The killing of Tomás Mac Curtáin, Cork’s first republican Lord Mayor, took place during that conflict. This month’s talk by Mark Cronin will mark the…