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Revolutionary Show & Tell Event

Thanks to everyone who came along to our Revolutionary Show & Tell evening in The Source, Thurles, last Tuesday. It was great to see so many people sharing stories and objects from Ireland’s revolutionary era!  During the evening, we heard about a collection of .303 bullets found in the walls of a cow shed, saw…

Looking north and to our next event

Today we are focusing our attention on the northern section of the ‘3rd Brigade Map’. This area which covers towns and villages such as Holycross, The Commons and Thurles, was actually part of Tipperary’s 2nd Brigade zone. The markings on this part of the map are more sparse, but you can find some red underlines…

Revolutionary Research Evening in Cahir

We are excited to announce that our next public event will be held in Cahir on Thursday, the 23rd of June. This will be a Research Evening where historian Niall Murray and I will deliver a presentation on how to research revolutionary history for beginners. We will also have a copy of the map on display and…

Material Legacies: The Archaeology of the Irish Revolutionary Period Conference Presentations

In March, the Landscapes of Revolution team co-organised and participated in the ‘Material Legacies: The Archaeology of the Irish Revolutionary Period’ conference with Abarta Heritage and UCD School of Archaeology.  The conference, which was a great success, focused on examining how archaeology shapes our understanding of Ireland’s revolutionary period.  If you would like to see these fascinating presentations…

A closer look at the Tipperary IRA Map

Today we are taking a closer look at the fascinating ‘Tipperary IRA Map.’ Filled with intriguing markings that may be connected with Ireland’s 20th-century revolutionary period, we’re focusing on a section of the map around the town of Cahir (or Caher as it is written on the map).  Markings such as blue underlines, red underlines and black…

New Release: Archaeological Maps of the 1920 Mallow Barracks Raid

Our latest set of archaeological maps, examining the landscape of the important 1920 Mallow Barracks Raid, are the first in a series of four commissioned by Cork County Council. The work was undertaken by Abarta Heritage Ltd as part of Cork County Council’s Decade of Centenaries Programme supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts,…