6th Annual Irish Military Seminar, 4-11 June 2022

This event will be of great interest to all veterans and serving personnel and those interested in military history.

Here are some of the events from the 6th Annual Irish Military Seminar programme.

Saturday 4 June: Castletown House, Celbridge, at 15.00
The World Turned Upside Down: Lord Edward Fitzgerald, the British Army and the battle for Irish Freedom – Stella Tillyard

Tuesday 7 June: Newbridge Community Library, at 19.00
Adolf Hitler: My part in his downfall, Mickser Mahon – James Durney

Thursday 9 June: Naas Community Library, at 20.00
Friday 10 June: Newbridge Community Library, at 14.30
What date did we reach the crossroads? The Irish Civil War and the Memory of a Divided Landscape – Dr. Tomás Mac Conmara

Friday 10 June: Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, at 19.30
Ranger 22 – Ray Goggins in conversation with Declan Power

Saturday 11 June: Town Hall, Newbridge
From Carrickfergus to Carcassonne: the Crusade against the Cathars – Paul Duffy

Sex for Secrets? The IRA’s ‘honey-trap’ operation, 1920-21
– Dr. Gerri O’Neill

From Confusion to Counter Insurgency: The Irish Security Response to the Outbreak of Violence in Northern Ireland 1969-1972 – Dr. Patrick Mulroe

Military and naval tactics and the suppression of historic piracy
in Ireland – where it all went wrong – Dr. Connie Kelleher

Between Two Hells: The Irish Civil War – Prof. Diarmaid Ferriter

More information here: www.kildare.ie/ehistory or download the programme here:

Saturday 4 June – €10.00. Book via Castletown House, www.castletown.ie
Tuesday 7 June – Free. Book via Newbridge Library at 045 906 130
Thursday, 9 June – Free. Book via Naas Library at 045 879 111
Friday, 10 June, 14.30 – Free. Book via Newbridge Library at 045 906 130
Friday 10 June, 19.30 – Free. Book via Riverbank Box Office at 045 448 327
Saturday 11 June – Free. Book via https://bit.ly/3kIUbXA

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