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Military Seminar 2021: Conor Kostick, Aoife Bhreatnach, & Lorcan Collins

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Military Seminar 2021: Lectures by Conor Kostick, Aoife Breatnach, & Lorcan Collins

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Saturday, 19th June – 10AM

‘Strongbow and the Normans’ – Dr Conor Kostick

Dr Conor Kostick teaches on the subject of crusades in Trinity College, Dublin, and is author of many books including Strongbow: The Norman Invasion of Ireland. This lecture is based on his best-selling book, which explores colourful personalities and political twists and turns of this tumultuous period in Irish history.

Saturday, 19th June – 11AM

‘Rows and Ructions: military-civilian violence in Irish garrison towns’ - Dr Aoife Bhreatnach

Dr Aoife Bhreatnach blogs on military barracks and the towns around them on http://irishgarrisontowns.com/ . She is also author of Becoming Conspicuous: Irish Travellers, Society and the State, 1922-70 and & hosts the podcast Censored Podcast @CensoredPod where she explores censored books in twentieth century Ireland.

Saturday, 19 th June – 12 Noon

“Guerrilla Warfare During The War of Independence” – Lorcan Collins

Lorcan Collins is founder of the 1916 Rising Walking Tour of Dublin, host of the ‘Revolutionary Ireland’ podcast and is author of several books on Ireland in the 1912-23 period including Ireland’s War of Independence 1919-1921, The IRA’s Guerilla Campaign. In this talk, Lorcan will highlight some of the key aspects of the IRA guerrilla campaign against Crown Forces during the War of Independence.

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