Picturing Midleton’s War of Independence

The Landscapes of Revolution team were delighted recently to take delivery of a large number of historic Midleton photographs. The photographs were graciously loaned by local resident John Fenton. Many of the pictures were collected by John’s uncle, noted bandleader and local historian, the late Dick Cashman, and they include Cashman’s valuable annotations concerning Midleton’s…

Landscapes of Revolution Project Workshop

As the project gathers steam we have set a date for our first workshop, to take place in Midleton Public Library at 2pm on Saturday 17th December. The workshop will last in the region of 1-2 hours, and aims to show volunteers how to utilise online resources to uncover information about sites associated with the…

The Pilot Study: An Introduction to the 4th Battalion, Cork No. 1 Brigade Area

Our initial pilot study area will focus on the revolutionary landscape of the 4th Battalion, Cork No. 1 Brigade area during the War of Independence. This area roughly correlates geographically with East Co. Cork. We hope to identify, assess, record and map those sites, buildings and locations which played a role in the conflict in…

Welcome to Landscapes of Revolution

This post represents the launch of a new archaeological project dedicated to identifying and exploring the archaeological traces of the Irish War of Independence. The project is an initiative of Rubicon Heritage Services Ltd., in partnership with the Center for Historic Preservation in Middle Tennessee State University. A major component of the project will be…