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The RCSI, Heuston Lecture Theatre (Entrance via York Street)
Introduced by Helen Donohue
The Stephen’s Green Trenches: A Challenge to Middle Class Social Norms
This talk will explore the ways in which the rebels briefly transformed St Stephen’s Green, and in doing so challenged the class, gender and colonial identities epitomised by this landscape.
Joanna Brück, Reader in Archaeology in the University of Bristol.
Unearthing Ireland’s Revolutionary Wars – Examining the Archaeological Evidence
A wealth of archaeological evidence from the 1916 Rising and other 20th Century conflicts surrounds us today. What can be learned from investigating sites including safe houses, weapon factories, training areas, prison sites, RIC stations, and ambush sites, and by mapping them in the modern landscape.
Damian Shiels, Archaeologist and Director of Rubicon Heritage.
Photograph courtesy of the RTÉ Archives