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War of Independence in the Emly Area: 28 Oct, St Ailbe’s Hall


Emly Historical Society is delighted to present a talk on the “War of Independence in the Emly area and the Emly connection in the 1916 rising” by prominent local historian and celebrated author Tom Toomey. The talk will take place on Oct 28th at 8pm in St Ailbe’s Parish hall in Emly and will cover the following topics in detail:

* 1913 and the lead up to 1916 rising

* the rising in Dublin, incl. Emly connection in the rising

* aftermath of the rising in Ireland

* internment of rebels in Frongoch

* War of Independence events in Emly area

* Emly peoples involvement in the War of Independence

* Questions and Answers


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