The Irish Civil War - Dublin City Council Historian-in-Residence Talks

The Irish Civil War - Dublin City Council Historian-in-Residence Talks

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Donaghmede Library

Grange Road

D13 XW28 Dublin 13


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Donaghmede Library is delighted to present two talks on the Irish Civil War by DCC Historian in Residence Cormac Moore on July 7th and 14th.

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Taking place in Donaghmede Library the talks will cover two distinct periods of the war:

July 7th at 6:30pm: The Irish Civil War Part 1: From Treaty Talks to Fire at Four Courts

July 14th at 6:30pm: The Irish Civil War Part 2: From Béal na Bláth to Arms Dump

Tickets for all events are free, but places are limited, so advance booking is recommended. Please book a ticket for each talk if you would like to attend on both evenings.


Since 2017, Dublin City Council’s Historians-in-Residence have worked in neighbourhoods across Dublin City to encourage local people to engage with history, and to promote its sources and discussion, especially the historical collections in Dublin City Library and Archive.The historians work in the five administrative areas of Dublin City Council to make history and historical sources accessible and enjoyable for all.

Cormac Moore has a PhD in History from De Montfort University in Leicester and an MA in Modern Irish History from UCD. He is Historian in Residence for Dublin North Central and is author of Birth of the Border: The Impact of Partition in Ireland, The Irish Soccer Split, and The GAA V Douglas Hyde: The Removal of Ireland’s First President as GAA Patron.

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