MIGRANTS OR MERCENARIES?: THE IRISH SOLDIERS WHO FOUGHT FOR SOUTH AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE

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MIGRANTS OR MERCENARIES?: THE IRISH SOLDIERS WHO FOUGHT FOR SOUTH AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE with Tim Fanning

The story of the hundreds of Irish soldiers who fought for the independence of the present-day republics of Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia in the early-nineteenth century. What made them leave Ireland to fight in wars on the other side of the world?

Marino Library
16th October at 6.30pm

Booking required: marinolibrary@dublincity.ie or (01) 833 6297
 

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