Lifelong Learning Course: Mapping the Irish Revolution 1912 - 1923

The National Library in partnership with UCC’s School of History

Running for 4 Wednesday afternoons in June 2021

Wednesday June 9, 16, 23, 30,   2pm – 4pm

During this four-week course, UCC historian, Helene O'Keeffe provides an overview of the Irish Revolutionary period (1912-1923) through a selection of maps developed by the Atlas of the Irish Revolution team and primary sources from the NLI’s archive of images and documents.
The course begins with the Home Rule Crisis of 1912-1914 and traces the political and military campaigns for Independence through the 1916 Rising and the Irish War of Independence to the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty in December 1921. The course concludes with an examination of the events, personalities and consequences of the Irish Civil War, before assessing the legacy of this most tumultuous decade. 

Online course on Zoom

Booking required - a booking confirms attendance for the 4 Wednesdays.

If you missed the first lecture, you can book for the remaining weeks  -

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Course Tutor:

Dr Helene O'Keeffe is a historian in UCC School of History. She acted as researcher on the 'Atlas of the Irish Revolution'(CUP, 2017) and currently coordinates a selection of public history projects based on the Atlas.

NLI Reference: CLON55
NLI Reference: CLON55
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