Archive for April, 2017

Michael Collins – We know where you lived!

Major biography to be launched of heroine of Irish revolution in Liberty Hall, April 28th, 3.30 pm

Roscommon in 1916 and Beyond

Click on Link for Programme http://mooreinstitute.ie/event/1917-centenary-reflections-weekend-conference/ 

Progressive Film Club Saturday 22nd April 2017 Venue: The Ireland Institute, The Pearse Centre, 27 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 Admission (as always) is free of charge.

    2pm:   Salt of the Earth (1954) – 93mins   Director: Herbert Biberman Blacklisted by Hollywood this film set in Zinctown, N.M. uses a combination of actors and non-professionals to tell a great story. Sparked by a mine accident, the workers, mostly Mexican Americans, go on strike. Safety is the issue, but is inextricably linked with racial discrimination […]

Descendants of gun battle in North County Dublin between IRA and RIC try to piece together what happened