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Thursday 20

Tour of the Air Corps Museum

Enjoy a 2 hour 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.

Venue

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

Time

April 20 at 11:00 am

Tickets

Free

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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

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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

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