Tag: Tipperary

Kilcommon: Research Workshop & Memory Sharing Event

Tara Clarke of Abarta Heritage and the Landscapes of Revolution Project describes the Research Workshop and Memory Sharing event we recently held with the local community in Kilcommon, Co. Tipperary. One of the aims of the Landscapes of Revolution Project is to work with local communities to uncover their revolutionary past. Significant detail about events…

Kilcommon Ambush: In Search of Safe Houses & Reprisals

A key element of the Landscapes of Revolution Project has been the identification and mapping of Safe Houses. These civilian homes and premises became increasingly important networks as 1920 progressed, and more and more volunteers were being forced “on the run.” Their central importance only accelerated following the formation of IRA Active Service Units (“Flying…