The Irish Revolution 1917-1923 - Maeve Casserly

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The Irish RevolutionWhat 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.

Lecture 1

Lecture 2

Lecture 3

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.


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