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'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. 

Aftermath: Ireland


Amongst those commemorated on Lewes War Memorial is Lance-Corporal Sidney Wright 1/6th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment, aged 22. One of three brothers lost during the Great War, he was serving in Ireland when he accidentally drowned just outside Wicklow whilst bathing at Travilahawk Strand, between the military camp near the harbour entrance an…

Ep. 178 – Irish Recruitment in World War One – Dr Tim Bowman, Dr Michael Wheatley & Dr William Butler


Dr Timothy Bowman, a Reader in modern British military history, University of Kent, Dr William Butler, the Head of Military Records, The National Archives, UK and Dr Michael Wheatley, an independent researcher who writes on early twentieth century Irish politics, talk about their latest book, The Disparity of Sacrifice. This book examines the mi…

Essex and the Irish War of Independence


On Wednesday 11th of May at the Village Hall at Hatfield Peverel, Jim Kevany will present a talk looking at the role of the Essex Regiment and Men of Essex during the period of the Irish War of Independence, 1920-22.  Meet at the hall 7:30 for an 8pm start. Bar facilities are available. Suggested entry donation is £3.50 As ever the meeting is ope…

Ep.286 – Cathal Burgha – Dr Daithí Ó Corráin and Dr Gerard Hanley


Dr Daithí Ó Corráin and Dr Gerard Hanley talk about their recent book on Irish revolutionary and republican leader Cathal Brugha. Your browser does not support the audio element. Cathal Burgha, An Indomitable Spirit explores his life as a me…