Tag: War of Independence

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…

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…