Soloheadbeg — impact & legacy

Jan 19, 2019, 10:00 AM

Seminar and History Ireland Hedge School held @ Ballykisteen Hotel, 
Limerick Junction, Co. Tipperary. 19 January 2019.

A wide ranging discussion on the impact and legacy of Soloheadbeg, including the following topics and speakers. The discussion was chaired by Tommy Graham, editor of History Ireland
  • National and international context—Noreen Higgins McHugh.
  • December 1918 general election in Tipperary—Seán Hogan.
  • ‘Deserters, spies and hirelings’ : perceptions of a January day. Des Marnane.
  • Vindicating a democratic mandate for independence: physical force or passive resistance? Martin Mansergh.
  • Irish police casualties, including the War of Independence. Jim Herlihy.

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