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Thursday 20

Tour of the Air Corps Museum (BOOKED OUT)

Enjoy a 3 hour (approx) walkabout of the Air Corps Museum with Airman Michael J. Whelan as he introduces the dawning and evolution of Irish and world military and civilian aviation – covering Irish Independence, both world wars (Emergency period), the Jet Age, helicopters and the 20th century. The tour involves some walking (not fast paced) between the Aircraft hangars and locations.

Venue

Aer Corps Headquarters, Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel, Co. Dublin ,

Time

April 20 at 11:00 am

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential

Empty Teacups: Living Without Tea in WWII Ireland

John Porter discusses society’s reaction to tea rationing during WWII.┬áIn the Second World War Ireland’s national drink, tea, became a scarce and highly sought after commodity. This talk will explore how Irish society reacted to its traumatic absence. John Porter is a PhD candidate at Trinity College Dublin. His project researches the history of consumer behaviours in Ireland

Venue

Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2

Time

April 20 at 6:30 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential

Literary Dublin During The Emergency

A talk on literary Dublin during The Emergency by actor Val O’Donnell followed by readings from Echoland.

Venue

Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin 14

Time

April 20 at 7:30 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential
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