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1919 in Limerick: A Centenary Symposium

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St. Mary's Cathedral

Bridge Street

V94 E068 Limerick

Ireland

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This conference will examine the important events in Limerick during the year 1919, and look at the legacy that these events had on Limerick city and county, as well as within a national context. Topics will range from the first Dáil, and the Dromkeen ambush, to the Paris Peace Conference and the freedom of Limerick

The aim of this conference is to examine the impact of the events of 1919, and to focus on the many famous figures and flashpoints that made 1919 an important year.

Among the speakers are Tom Toomey, Dr. John O'Callaghan, Fr. Brian Murphy, Dr. Angus Mitchell & Dr.Caoilfhionn Ní Bheacháin, Dr. Jérôme aan de Weil, and Sean Hogan.


9.30-10.00 Registration


10.00-11.15 Panel 1

Angus Mitchell and Caoilfhionn Ní Bheacháin: 'Alice Stopford Green and Jean Jules Jusserand: An Irish-American Connection.'

Dr. Jérôme aan de Weil: 'From the Paris Peace Conference to Bolshevik revolutionaries; Ireland on the international stage, 1919'


11.15-11.50 Coffee and biscuits


11.50-13.00 Keynote lecture

Sean Hogan: 'The Dynamics of Revolutionary Violence in 1919'


13.00-14.15 Lunch


14.15-16.00 Panel 2

Tom Toomey: 'Dromkeen -the forgotten ambush'

John O’Callaghan: ‘The First Dáil Éireann’

Fr Brian Murphy: 'The Conferring of the Freedom of Limerick on members of the Irish American Commission on Irish Independence, 8 May 1919: the event, the causes and the consequences.'

16.00-16.30 Concluding Remarks

Admission is free, but booking is essential

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St. Mary's Cathedral

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V94 E068 Limerick

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