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The IRA in the Twilight Years

Dr Brian Hanley talks about the IRA and Nazi Germany. Brian Hanley is a historian and author. He has written widely on Irish republicanism and radicalism, including ‘The IRA, 1926-36’ and (with Scott Millar ‘The Lost Revolution: the Story of the Official IRA and the Workers Party.

Venue

Rathmines Library, 157 Lower Rathmines Road

Time

19 April 2017 at 6:30 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential

Irish Women During WWII (BOOKED OUT)

Dr Mary Muldowney, historian, discusses the lives of Irish women during World War Two. Quoting from oral history interviews with Dublin women, as well as contemporary accounts, Dr Muldowney will consider the impact of the Emergency on women who lived and worked during the momentous years that provide such an effective backdrop to Echoland, Echobeat and Echowave.

Venue

Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street

Time

19 April 2017 at 6:30 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential

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

20 April 2017 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. In 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

20 April 2017 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

20 April 2017 at 7:30 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential

Life in Collins Barracks in the 1940s

Author Joe Joyce in conversation with Lar Joye, Curator of Military History at the National Museum of Ireland, will discuss the G2 Division, The Emergency and what life would have been like in Collins Barracks for Echoland’s young army lieutenant Paul Duggan.

Venue

Palatine Room, National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks

Time

23 April 2017 at 3:00 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential

Film Screenings

Free lunchtime screenings of short films which illustrate the wartime world of Echoland.

Dublin Capital City of Ireland (1940)

North Strand Bombing (1941)

Ulster: Promoting Military Recrutiment in NI (1940)

Venue

IFI, Eustace St Dublin 2,

Time

24 April 2017 at 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until 24 April 2017

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking advisable

Aspects of The Emergency in Ireland

James Scannell of The Old Dublin Society gives an overview of the Irish response to the WWII and its impact with regard to defence, civil defence, emigration, censorship, espionage, military incidents, transport, rationing and the regulation of various aspects of daily life.

Venue

Walkinstown Library, Percy French Road

Time

24 April 2017 at 6:30 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential

Ireland and Germany: Spies, Diplomacy and Prisoners of War During WWII

A talk by historian Michael Doran.

Venue

Studio Theatre, dlr LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire

Time

24 April 2017 at 7:00 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking not necessary

The IRA in the Twilight Years

Dr Brian Hanley talks about the IRA and Nazi Germany. Brian Hanley is a historian and author. He has written widely on Irish republicanism and radicalism, including ‘The IRA, 1926-36’ and (with Scott Millar ‘The Lost Revolution: the Story of the Official IRA and the Workers Party.

Venue

Central Library, Ilac Centre, Henry Street

Time

25 April 2017 at 1:10 pm

Tickets

Booking

Booking essential

Writing Crime Fiction

Authors Sinéad Crowley, Andrew Hughes and Joe Joyce talk about the challenges of writing fiction based in different time periods. Sinéad Crowley’s crime novels Are You Watching Me? and Can Anybody Help Me? are set in contemporary Dublin Her new novel One Bad Turn will be published in June. Andrew Hughes’ latest novel The Coroner’s Daughter is set in 1816, while Joe Joyce’s Echoland series is set in Dublin in 1940s during the Emergency period. Chaired by editor and journalist Madeleine Keane.

Venue

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

Time

25 April 2017 at 6:30 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential

Musical Tales

The Contemporary Music Centre presents a concert celebrating the rich connections between composers and writers from Ireland, while also exploring the historical context of Echoland. Composers featured include Alyson Barber, Brian Boydell, Rhona Clarke, Siobhan Cleary, Robert Coleman, Donncha Dennehy, Frederick May and Garrett Sholdice.

Venue

Central Library, Ilac Centre, Henry Street

Time

26 April 2017 at 1:00 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential

Film Screening

Free lunchtime screening of short films which illustrate the wartime world of Echoland.

March of Time: Ireland’s Neutrality from a US Perspective (1946)

Lifeline: How Irish Shipping Helped Ireland Survive the War (1949)

Venue

IFI, Eustace St Dublin 2,

Time

26 April 2017 at 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until 26 April 2017

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking advisable

Musical Tales

The Contemporary Music Centre presents a concert celebrating the rich connections between composers and writers from Ireland, while also exploring the historical context of Echoland. Composers featured include Alyson Barber, Brian Boydell, Rhona Clarke, Siobhan Cleary, Robert Coleman, Donncha Dennehy, Frederick May and Garrett Sholdice.

Venue

Rathmines Library, 157 Lower Rathmines Road

Time

26 April 2017 at 6:00 pm

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential

Sources of Inspiration: Echoland with Joe Joyce

Join Joe Joyce for an informal discussion around the sources from the National Library’s collections that inspired Echoland.

Venue

National Library of Ireland, Kildare Street

Time

26 April 2017 at 6:30 pm

Tickets

Booking

The IRA in the Twilight Years

Dr. Brian Hanley talks about the IRA and Nazi Germany. Brian Hanley is a historian and author. He has written widely on Irish republicanism and radicalism, including ‘The IRA, 1926-36’ and (with Scott Millar ‘The Lost Revolution: the Story of the Official IRA and the Workers Party.

Venue

Ballymun Library, Main Street Ballymun, Dublin , 9

Time

27 April 2017 at 11:00 am

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential

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

27 April 2017 at 11:00 am

Tickets

Free

Booking

Booking essential

An Evening of Songs

Music related to the times and themes of Echoland performed by singer Barry Gleeson

Venue

Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin 14

Time

27 April 2017 at 7:30 pm

Tickets

Booking

Booking essential

Film Screening

Free lunchtime screening of short films, which illustrate the wartime world of Echoland.

Dublin Capital City of Ireland (1940)

North Strand Bombing (1941)

Ulster: Promoting Military Recruitment in NI (1940)

March of Time: Ireland’s Neutrality from a US Perspective (1946)

Lifeline: How Irish Shipping Helped Ireland Survive the War (1949)

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Venue

IFI, Eustace St Dublin 2,

Time

29 April 2017 at 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until 29 April 2017

Tickets

Booking

Booking advisable
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