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  • Free iOS App – An Teach Mór

    The Latest interactive app from Oin Interactive is now available to download for free from the iTunes App store, This Irish Language app allows users to explore an interactive house where they can absorb the sounds and phrases commonly used in everyday Gaeilge life .   New Free App – An Teach Mór Learn the basics of […]

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    Migrants in Red Coats

    St Mary’s University College, Thurs 1st Aug, 3pm Historian and author John Lynch on why so many Irish men enlisted in the British army in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Adventure or economic conscription? What was life like for these recruits? Where did they serve? What were their chances of survival? Throughout the Victorian era […]

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    Event Date: Thursday 1st August

    Tom Clarke – Life, Liberty, Revolution

    St Mary’s University College, Thurs 1st Aug, 4.30pm Tom Clarke served 15 years imprisoned in England & suffered great cruelty but remained an ‘unrepentant Fenian’. He was the architect of the 1916 Rising & was executed by firing squad after it was quashed. Historian Gerard MacAtasney, in his new book, reveals new information on Clarke’s […]

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    Event Date: Thursday 1st August

    The Respectability of Torture

    St Mary’s University College, Thurs 1st August, 7.30pm   Craig Murray, former British ambassador to Uzbekistan, was a whistleblower who was removed from his ambassadorial post by Tony Blair for exposing the Tashkent regime‟s use of rape and systematic torture, including the boiling to death of political opponents. He has also spoken out against Central […]

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    Event Date: Thursday 1st August

    What Happened to Southern Protestants after Partition

    St Mary’s University College, Fri 2nd Aug, 3.30pm   Dr Andy Bielenberg (University College Cork), who has analysed southern Protestant numerical decline during the War of Independence period; Dr Martin Maguire (author of „The Dublin Protestant Working-class 1870-1932‟ and a study of Protestant Republicans in 1916); and Niall Meehan (head of the Journalism & Media […]

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    Event Date: Friday 2nd August

    From Belfast to the Ebro

    From Belfast to the Ebro   Shankill Library, Fri 2nd Aug, 12 noon – 2pm A talk hosted by the International Brigade Commemoration Committee on the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the River Ebro. Speaker, Ciaran Crossey, chairperson of the IBCC will explore the contribution of the International Brigaders, from the Belfast area and beyond, who fought […]

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    Event Date: Friday 2nd August

    Justice for the Craigavon Two

    St Mary’s University College Fri 2nd Aug, 7.30pm   Defence campaign discussion about the case of Lurgan men Brendan McConville and John Paul Wooton who have consistently maintained their innocence and who were sentenced in a Diplock Court to life imprisonment for the killing of PSNI Constable Stephen Carroll in 2009. Family members, legal representatives […]

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    Event Date: Friday 2nd August

    From Pogrom to Civil War

    From Pogrom to Civil War   Location: St Mary’s University College Date: Saturday 3rd August Time: 12noon   Book launch by Kieran Glennon who has written the story of his Belfast grandfather, Tom Glennon, who fought in the Tan War and the Civil War. Guest speaker, historian Jim McDermott, talks about the book and the relationship between […]

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    Event Date: Saturday 3rd August

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