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Successor to Tone and Casement?: Sean Russell and the IRA


Free of charge

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5:00 pm


Custom House Visitor Centre

For over a half century, the statue of IRA Chief-of-Staff Seán Russell, unveiled in Dubln's Fairview Park in 1951, has bee
n both a flashpoint of controversy and site of devoted Irish republican pilgrimage. In this talk, historian Gerard Shannon looks at the life of this key IRA figure of early 20th century Ireland and his impact on Irish republicanism, tracing his revolutionary journey through the Easter Rising to the Civil War, to exploring the fallout from his fateful trip to wartime Berlin in 1940 to seek military aid from the Nazi government.
Booking is essential.


Custom House Quay
Dublin 1
D01 W6X0

046 940 7146

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