WWI and the aftermath
17 November 2016 - 19th January 2017
All talks begin at 7.00pm, 17th November – Armagh County Museum. Series launch by Dr. Eamon Phoenix with guest speaker Mr. Lar Joye, Curator of Military History at National Museum of Ireland.
24th November – Navan Centre, Armagh
Dr. Eamon Phoenix – “The North Began: Ulster and the 1916 Rising”, Film footage by Robert Kee. Mr. Patrick Toland – “Life & Times of Willoughby Weaving”
1st December – O’Fiaich Library, Armagh City
Mr. John Killen – “Political Cartoons in Ireland 1912 onwards”, Mr. Ashley Forbes – “Symbolism of WWI Period Postcards”.
12th January – Navan Centre, Armagh
Guest Speaker Mr. Gary Sheffield, Professor of War Studies at the University of Wolverhampton & Vice-President of the Western Front Association. Film screening – “The Battle of the Somme”.
19th January – Navan Centre, Armagh
Dr. Eamon Phoenix – “Injured Return: Establishment of local hospitals”. Mr. Philip Orr – “Returning to a Transformed Island: The Experience of Irish Soldiers in a Dividing Ireland 1918-25”. Mr.Jim McDermott – “The Connaught Rangers & Irish Nationalist Soldiers 1914-25”
Admission is FREE but pre booking is advised by contacting Heather Wilson at 028 4066 0605 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Seats will be reserved on a first come first served basis.
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Jan to Mach 2017
Do check the Facebook page and Twitter for any updates as the programme can change at short notice (NOTE: earlier start time for evening meetings – 18.30).