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History Symposium to take place at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick

This year marks the centenary of the Easter Rising of 1916, a historic event which has since defined the nature of politics, history and society on this island up to the present day. Another event in Irish and British history which shares its centenary year with the Easter Rising is the Battle of the Somme;… Continue reading History Symposium to take place at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick

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Patrick Pearse 16 Lives

Congratulations to Dr Ruan O’Donnell (Dept of History), whose biography of Patrick Pearse was launched by O’Brien Press in the GPO, Dublin, on 29 February 2016. This is the final volume in the acclaimed ’16 Lives’ series of which Dr O’Donnell is Co-General Editor. The book is heavily indebted to newly available primary sources, as well… Continue reading Patrick Pearse 16 Lives