NEWS AND EVENTS: KERRY 1916 AND THE REVOLUTIONARY PERIOD 1917-1923

Timeline of events in Kerry during Easter Week

20 April (Holy Thursday) The Aud arrives in Tralee Bay just before 3pm and ahead of schedule. As local Volunteers don’t expect the Aud until Easter Sunday, no signal is given to Captain Spindler from shore. An IRB team planning to seize wireless radio equipment from...

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Kenmare man led assault on Linenhall Barracks

From Ashgrove, Kenmare, Denis (Denny) O’Callaghan (also Donnchadh Ua Ceallacháin) was born in 1882. He joined the Gaelic League and the GAA in 1900 and the IRB a year later. He moved to Dublin and lived at St Jarlath’s Road, Cabra. He joined the A Company of the 1st...

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Forthcoming talks and book launches

Following the success of our book launch and panel discussion in Tralee on 22 April, we have organised a number of local book launches/signings and talks on the subject of Kerry and 1916. Dates for your diary as follows: Dingle – An Díseart Chapel – Friday...

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Talk and book signing in Dingle

MOBILISED AND READY: KERRY AND 1916 AR BÍS AGUS ULLAMH: CIARRAÍ AGUS 1916 An Díseart, Green Street, Dingle ::: Friday 29 April ::: 8pm  Historian Dr Mary McAuliffe will talk about the Kerry men and women of the 1916 Rising and Micheál Ó Moráin will talk on Thomas Ashe...

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EXCLUSIVE: Kerry men and women arrested in 1916

This list, published for the first time ever in Kerry 1916: Histories and Legacies of the Easter Rising – A Centenary Record, includes the Kerry men and women arrested in their own county, in Dublin and elsewhere following the Easter Rising. Many were interned in...

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