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    History Ireland Hedge School

    History Ireland Hedge School

    History Ireland Hedge School @ the National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin 2 Tues 21 Jan @ 7pm ‘To hell or to Kimmage’: planning outcomes of the 1913 Church Street disaster On 2 September 1913, just as Dublin’s Lockout got under way, two tenements collapsed in Church Street, killing six people and seriously injuring seven others. The incident threw into sharp relief Dublin’s appalling housing conditions. But what were the long-term consequences? How did the city respond to the challenge of adequately housing its people? In terms of planning does the Church Street disaster still cast a shadow today. ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0119/498074-the-history-show-sunday-19-january-2014/?clipid=1395231
    History Ireland Hedge School

    History Ireland Hedge School

    History Ireland Hedge School Belfast City Hall 6pm Tuesday 10 December 2013 Volunteers 1913: two traditions or one? A century ago the imminence of Home Rule provoked the founding of two private armies in Ireland: the Ulster Volunteers (January) to oppose it and the Irish Volunteers (November) to defend it.  Both went on to become part of their respective communities’ subsequent ‘narratives’: the UVF in the 36th (Ulster Division) at the Battle of the Somme and after 1920 in the Ulster Special Constabulary; and the Irish Volunteers in the 1916 Easter Rising and the subsequent War of Independence. But do ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/1117/486236-the-history-show-sunday-17-november-2013/?clipid=1354829
    History Ireland Hedge School

    History Ireland Hedge School

    7pm Tues 22 Oct, National Library, Kildare Street Fifty years on: JFK, Ireland and the world As the first, and only, US president from a Catholic Irish-American background, John F. Kennedy remains an iconic figure in Ireland fifty years after his assassination in Dallas, Texas, in November 1963. On his visit to Ireland the previous summer he was rapturously received as the epitome of the successful Irish emigrant returning to an Ireland just emerging from the stagnation of the 1950s. But behind the rhetoric of the visit did it mark a sea change in Ireland’s place in the world? And ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/1020/480928-the-history-show-sunday-20-october-2013/?clipid=1335215
    Celebrate History Ireland's 20th Birthday!

    Celebrate History Ireland's 20th Birthday!

    ‘Too many histories . . .’? surveys of the past generation Royal College of Physicians, Kildare Street, Dublin 2 (in association with the Irish Association and Dept. of Foreign Affairs). Date: 16 May Time 7pm. Ireland’s leading historians discuss the major narrative histories of the past generation. Joe Lee (Ireland 1912–1985: Politics and Society, 1990), Éamon Phoenix (Northern Nationalism: Nationalist Politics, Partition and the Catholic Minority in Northern Ireland 1890–1949, 1994), Diarmaid Ferriter (The Transformation of Ireland 1900–2000, 2004), and Mary Cullen (Telling It Our Way: Essays in Gender History, 2013). Free admission but booking essential, email: bookings@historyireland.com or tel: ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2013/0505/390062-the-history-show-sunday-5-may-2013/?clipid=1077090

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