Youth who played leading role in early days of Fianna Eireann remembered at Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin
The 1913 Committee is working with SIPTU’s Dublin District Committee to erect plaques to commemorate the Irish Citizen Army in locations around Dublin where sections of the ICA existed in 1916. We would be glad to hear from anyone with information on the ICA, particularly descendants who may have memories or memorabilia.
The Sarah Lundberg Summer School 2015:
“Kathleen Lynn, a truly radical woman”
Many aspects of Lynn’s life, activities and legacy will be explored in an open and participative forum. A number of prominent historians and activists, along with some newer voices will be giving presentations, with plenty of opportunity for attendees to comment, question and debate.
10am to 11am: Registration, and teas/coffees etc.
11am (sharp): Morning session featuring Mary McAuliffe, Mícheál Mac Donncha, and Anne Mac Lellan. (Session will finish with a short presentation by the 5th class children from St Josephs Co-ed School who were asked to find out more about Kathleen Lynn).
1pm – 2pm: Lunch (soups, sandwiches, teas/coffees)
2pm – 4pm: Afternoon session featuring Hugo McGuinness, Carmel Darcy and Ann Matthews.
4pm: Closing address: Moira Murphy
There will be also be a small photo display in memory of Sarah and a selection of Dockland photographs by John Moran, who also passed away last year).
Details of each participant’s presentation:
“Understanding Kathleen Lynn in 1915; feminist, activist and revolutionary”
Mary McAuliffe (Women’s History Association of Ireland, National Archives of Ireland Advisory Council and author of “Senator Kathleen A. Browne, 1876-1943: Patriot, Politician and Practical Farmer.”)
“Under which flag – Kathleen Lynn, republican activist”
Mícheál Mac Donncha (Sinn Fein Councillor, former editor of An Phoblacht).
“Controversy at Kathleen Lynn’s teach: St Ultan’s Hospital and the prevention of childhood tuberculosis”
Anne Mac Lellan (Senior medical scientist in Connolly Hospital, medical historian and author of “Dorothy Stopford Price: Rebel Doctor”)
“Kathleen Lynn and the North Docks – Facts, myth and oral history”
Hugo McGuinness (East Wall History Group)
“Together in Arms: Dr. Kathleen Lynn and Madeleine ffrench-Mullen”
Carmel Darcy (Graduate in Local Studies at Maynooth University, completed thesis on Lynn and ffrench-mullen)
“A touch of Class – Dr Kathleen Lynn, revolutionary, philanthropist and a leader of women”
Ann Matthews (Historian, playwright and author of “Renegades: Irish Republican Women 1900-1922” “Dissidents: Irish Republican Women 1922-1941” and “The Irish Citizen Army”).
“Back to the future: From the Irish Citizen to we’re not leaving”
Moira Murphy (Founding member of We’re Not Leaving; trade union organiser; anti-water charges campaigner).
Venue: The Sean O’Casey Theatre, St Marys Road, East Wall.
The Sarah Lundberg Summer School is hosted by the East Wall History Group, in conjunction with the Alternative Visions Oral History Group, to honour the memory of our friend and colleague who tragically passed away in July of 2014.
Sarah Lundberg school will recall one of Irish Revolutions lost leaders Dr Kathleen Lynn on Saturday 18 July. For more information please go to link below