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Win a Copy of Women and the Decade of Commemorations

100 years on from the events that led to the end of the War of Independence, we are giving away five copies of new edited collection Women and the Decade of Commemorations. Enter by 19 July for a chance to win.

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Blog

Women in 1921: Politics, Revolution and Violence

Dr Margaret Ward explores the diverse experiences of Nationalist and Unionist women during the decade of centenaries, and their central role in shaping the events of 1921.

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Myth, Memory and Community: Loyalist Great War Remembrance

University of Edinburgh PhD student Gareth Lyle explores how Loyalist communities have commemorated the First World War over the past century.

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On This Day

On This Day: 9 July 1921

A Truce is signed by Britain and Ireland at Dublin’s Mansion House, bringing an end to the War of Independence.

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Events

Military Aspects of the War of Independence, 1919-1921

Free two-day online conference organised by the Military Archives and the Military History Society of Ireland.

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The Irish War of Independence Galway Centenary Conference

Free one-day online conference exploring the War of Independence and its legacy, organised by Galway City Council.

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The Truce of 11 July 1921: A Natural End to the War of Independence or Sowing the Seeds of Civil War?

Free centenary lecture organised by Galway County Council exploring the complicated legacy of the 1921 Truce.

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The Irish Revolution 1916-1923

Free 13-week online course organised by Dublin’s Cabra Library, led by historian-in-residence Dr James Currie.

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Explore: From Turmoil to Truce: Photographs of the War of Independence

The National Library of Ireland has launched a virtual version of its exhibition From Turmoil to Truce: Photographs of the War of Independence. It uses the photographs of W.D. Hogan to examine the conflict, the violence that afflicted ordinary people’s lives, and the complex legacies left behind.

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