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  1. Bloody Sunday 1920 – Remembered in song by Joe O’Grady / Paul O’Brien — November 21, 2020
  2. Bloody Sunday 1920 : Selection of local history articles . — November 21, 2020
  3. “O’Casey in the estate – Ploughing on” / Culture Night 2020 (Available now) — September 18, 2020
  4. “Docklands BY Docklanders” – Culture Night 2020 (Available now) — September 18, 2020
  5. Culture Night 2020 : “Docklands BY Docklanders” — September 16, 2020

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Nov 21

Bloody Sunday 1920 – Remembered in song by Joe O’Grady / Paul O’Brien

Bloody Sunday

This special video performance was premiered by the East Wall History Group to mark the centenary of Bloody Sunday – the tragic events at Croke Park on 21st November 1920. It is a true East Wall presentation being written , arranged and performed by three local men from different generations.  The song was written by …

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Nov 21

Bloody Sunday 1920 : Selection of local history articles .

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The events of November 21st 1920 are among the most talked about from the Irish Revolutionary period. Remembered as ‘Bloody Sunday’, the day saw a total of 31 violent deaths in the city – 14 targets associated with British Military Intelligence , 14 shot dead when British forces opened fire at Croke Park and three men …

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Sep 18

“O’Casey in the estate – Ploughing on” / Culture Night 2020 (Available now)

This collection was created for Culture Night 2020. It can be watched as a playlist (above) , which will carry us through the life of Sean O’Casey from childhood through to his last farewell to Dublin. Each contribution can also be enjoyed separately (below) . Join the cast members of the RTE documentary “O’Casey in …

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Sep 18

“Docklands BY Docklanders” – Culture Night 2020 (Available now)

This collection was created for Culture Night 2020 . It can be watched as a playlist (above) , with the pieces appearing in chronological order , from the 18th century to modern day. Each individual contribution can also be enjoyed separately(see links below).   Enjoy a literary tour of the Dublin Docklands . Drawing on …

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Sep 16

Culture Night 2020 : “Docklands BY Docklanders”

Join us on Culture Night for a virtual journey through time and space in the Dublin Docklands. Using extracts from previously published literature which span over two centuries, we will sample the rich tapestry of stories and characters that have given this area its unique flavour. The carefully chosen selection of material range in time …

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Sep 16

Culture Night 2020: “O’Casey in the estate -Ploughing on ”

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We all watched the two-part documentary “O’Casey in the Estate” on RTE back in July. It followed the plans to stage a production of ‘Plough and the Stars” using a non-professional cast. We all watched the emotional scenes and shared the shock & sadness as the once in a lifetime opportunity to step onto the …

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Sep 11

“When Hitchcock met O’Casey” free-to-view

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This critically acclaimed documentary is available to view on Youtube for a limited period . Made in conjunction with the East Wall History Group , it sold out its premiere screening at the Dublin International Film Festival . Available until Monday evening , 14th September . Enjoy

Sep 06

Sean O’Casey Festival 2020 – full programme available

Political Writings

“All the worlds a stage, and most of us are desperately unrehearsed” So said Sean O’Casey, and there are no more appropriate words to describe this very strange year. But in the grand old theatrical tradition – the show must go on. This year’s annual festival will be very different of course, with COVID-19 restrictions …

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Sep 03

“Waterloo, John Rennie , Black Drop Opium and the Docklands dislocated Doorway “.

John Rennie was an innovative Scottish civil engineer , responsible for key works in Britain, Scotland and Dublin , including within the North Docks. His “Doorway into the Docklands” (1813) was never really meant as the tribute to a future victory over the French as is suggested today. However, that victory which would come in …

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Aug 28

The story of Clontarf Island

CONTAGION , CROMWELL AND THE CASE OF THE DISAPPEARING ISLAND : In this talk , Caitriona Ni Cassaithe traces the history of the now disappeared Clontarf Island which was a prominent feature of Dublin Bay right up until the late 1800s. The island served many uses over time and was used as a bathing spot, …

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