The Irish Revolution 1917-1923 - Maeve Casserly
What happened in Ireland after the 1916 Rising? How did the political, economic and social landscape change and what brought about independence in 1922? Listen back to a three-part lecture series delivered by Maeve Casserly Dublin City Council’s Historians-in-Residence for the South East Area. The lecture topics are:
- Lecture 1 - Ireland in 1917
- Lecture 2 - What was the War of Independence?
- Lecture 3 - What was the Civil War?
Recorded at Rathmines Library on 12 and 26 June and Terenure Library on 20 Septemeber 2017.
See images from this turbulent time in Irish history in the Birth of the Republic Collection available to search online at Dublin City Libraries and Archive Digital Repository.
The Historians-in-residence have compiled a comprehensive booklist to accompany the Irish Revolution series of lectures:
The Irish Revolution, 1917-1923: Further Reading (PDF, 363KB)
This lecture series is part of Dublin City Council's Decade of Commemorations programme of events.