Kildare Historian, Dr Conor Morrissey, Lifts the Lid on Protestants in the Irish Volunteers, the IRA, and the Free State Army

As part of Newbridge, Co Kildare’s June Fest’s online festival, Dr Conor Morrissey will deliver a talk via Facebook Live on Tuesday, 26 May at 8.00.pm. It may be accessed by logging on to the June Fest Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/junefestnewbridge/ From the late 19th century, until the end of the…

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Shackleton

“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Low wages, bitter cold… safe return doubtful.” Shackleton tells the story of the sinking of the ship Endurance on the Antarctic’s icy Weddell Sea in 1916, and the subsequent escape of the Irish expedition leader Ernest Shackleton and his crew from the Antarctic over a…

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