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April 2021

Lecture by Dr Ian Kenneally

April 21st @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society Presents A Lecture by Athlone Based Historian Dr Ian Kenneally "The Fate of the Landlord Class in County Westmeath" History Society Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society are again hosting an on line  lecture series on the War of Independence with special focus on the local impact of this defining moment in our history. In our second lecture, ,  Dr Ian Kenneally  an Athlone based historian with several books to his…

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Lecture by Prof. Marie Coleman

April 28th @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Prof Marie Coleman

Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society Presents A Lecture by Castlepollard Native Prof. Marie Coleman Reflecting on the role of women in the struggle for independence and on how the events of 100 years ago can be appropriately commemorated today. History Society Decade of Centenaries Lecture Series Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society are again hosting an on line  lecture series on the War of Independence with special focus on the local impact of this defining moment in our history. On wednesday…

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May 2021

Remembering Civil War: The Ernie O’Malley Notebooks by Dr Eve Morrison

May 5th @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Dr Eve Morrison

Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society Presents Remembering Civil War: The Ernie O'Malley Notebooks A Lecture by Dr Eve Morrision Dr Eve Morrison has completed extensive research into the life and times of War of Independence veteran Ernie O Malley. Ernie O'Malley Dr Eve Morrison specialises in personal testimony and legacy interviews with veterans of the Irish independence struggle and civil war (1916-1923). Both her PHD (Trinity College Dublin) and post-doctoral fellowship (University College Dublin) were funded by the Irish Research…

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