The free talks organised by Newry and Mourne Museum will look at various aspects of the history of Ireland, from 1920 – 25:
16 February 4pm Doctor Éamon Phoenix ‘The impact of Partition, the War of Independence and the Irish Civil War on the Newry, Down and South Armagh Area, 1919-22’
25 February 8pm Doctor Brain Hanley ‘Common cause against our common foe: Ireland’s global revolution 1919-21’
4 March 4pm Professor Fearghal McGarry ‘The killing of Sir Henry Wilson: an Irish Tragedy’
11 March 4pm Professor Diarmaid Ferriter ‘The negotiation of the Anglo-Irish Treaty’
25 March 4pm Professor Brian Walker ‘Centenary events, 1920 – 5: conflict, compromise and comparisons’
The talks are free and will take place online. Contact Declan Carroll, Museum Education Officer [email protected] with email address you wish to use to register for the event.
This event has been supported with funding from The Executive Office (TEO), via Newry, Mourne & Down District Council’s Good Relations Plan.