Dublin and the Great War 1914-18

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Dublin and the Great WarWednesdays April 5, 12 and 19 at 6.15pm at  Coolock Library

Near FM will be hosting a series of talks on the topic of Dublin and the Great War. The talks will discuss women in war time, anti-war agitation, the influence of the Russian Revolution and the Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

April 5th:
Padraig Yeates (the influence of the Russian Revolution) John Dorney (anti-war agitation in Dublin, socialists, pacifists and republicans)

April 12th:
Niamh Murray (Irish Suffragettes and the Great War) Fionnuala Walsh (Women at work during the Great War)

April 19th:
Tom Burke (The Royal Dublin Fusiliers) and Jennifer Wellington (Remembrance and the Great War)

With songs from the era by An Góilín Singers

Events will be recorded and broadcasted in the summer.

This project is supported by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland