100 Years On – War of Independence Centenary Event
With talks by Prof. Diarmaid Ferriter and Dominic Price, chaired by Senator Marie Louise O’Donnell.
"Always in Danger of Finding Myself with Nothing at All": The Aftermath of the War of Independence
By Diarmaid Ferriter
"Caught in the Whirlwind" – The Defining Moments in The War of Independence in Mayo 1919-21
By Dominic Price
***Note: This event is preceded at 7pm by the launch of 'In My Grandfather's Time', a photographic exhibition from the same era, featuring a selection of Jack Leonard's photographs, curated by his grandson Anthony Leonard. The launch also takes place in the courthouse. More photographs from the exhibition can also be viewed at The Linenhall Arts Centre during the festival.
This event is supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and The Gaeltacht