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Autumn Lecture Series 2020

Autumn Lecture Series 2020

2020 Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series

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Cavan Library service is delighted to present this Centenary Lecture Series which was originally showcased in September/October 2020.           

Speakers include Dr Sinéad McCoole, Dr Brian Hughes, Fr. Ultan McGoohan, Dr Darragh Gannon, John Dorney and Dr Mary McAuliffe.                                                                                             

This lecture series formed part of Cavan County Council’s Decade of Centenaries 2020 programme and was supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht under the 'Decade of Centenaries' Initiative.

 

Lecture 1 

Cavan Women in the campaign of Independence

by Dr Sinead McCoole

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Lecture 2

The September 1920 attack on Arva RIC barracks and its consequences

by Dr Brian Hughes

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Lecture 3

The men behind the wire; Ballykinlar Internment Camp 1920-21 and the Cavan internees

by Fr Ultan McGoohan

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Lecture 4

The IRA campaign in Great Britain

by Dr Darragh Gannon

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Lecture 5

The War of Independence in the Border counties

by Mr John Dorney

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Lecture 6

'I had a mouthful of steel': Cumann na mBan, militancy, and gendered violence, 1919-21

by Dr Mary McAuliffe

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