Category Archive: History

Jun 17

“DRACULA FEVER” at the Sean O’Casey Theatre

Dracula Fever poster

This Saturday  the East Wall History Group & the Alternative Visions Oral History Group will host the annual Sarah Lundberg Summer School. The event is held in honour of our friend and colleague Sarah Lundberg, an Archivist, Historian and publisher who tragically passed away five years ago. Each year the topic is carefully chosen to …

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May 02

THE BIG HELLO – ‘NEW feet on OLD streets’ and OPEN DAY at Community Garden

Walking Tour May 4th

May 02

Remembering Jer O’Leary – Friday May 3rd at Liberty Hall

Bard of Drumcondra

More information can be found here : https://www.facebook.com/events/319121338801265/

Feb 22

The FUTURE of East Wall HISTORY – have your say .

The future of East Wall History

Supported by  Central Area Councillors Discretionary Fund (Poster design: Ciarán Swan)

Jan 21

The first Dáil Éireann, the North Dock and Phil Shanahan TD

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“We declare that we desire our country to be ruled in accordance with the principles of Liberty, Equality, and Justice for all, which alone can secure permanence of Government in the willing adhesion of the people.” It was on the 21st January 1919 that the first Dáil Éireann assembled at the Mansion House, Dublin. The …

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Dec 14

“ARE YOU A BUTTON MAN ?” – Saturday 15th December @ EPIC , CHQ

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Dec 09

Rory O’Connor , Jack Nalty and the chess-set fit for heroes

Rory O'Connor remembered

On the 8th December 1922  four republican prisoners were executed by the Free State at Mountjoy Gaol . The evening before one of the men, Rory O’Connor, had been playing chess with his comrades. Upon receiving the news of his sentence , he handed his chess set to fellow prisoner , the North Wall man …

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Nov 12

Civil Rights , Suffragettes and a Deadly flu – History Talks at the Sean O’Casey Theatre

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A series of talks hosted by the East Wall History Group throughout November 2018 . All welcome to these FREE events.   Supported by Dublin City Council  

Nov 11

Songs of the Dublin Docklands and the Great War :

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  This is a selection of songs by Paul O’Brien we are sharing today , a century after the Great War ended . The songs are all based on real people , local men who lost their lives in that terrible conflict . While there are different opinions on how we should remember or commemorate …

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Sep 04

Sean O’Casey Festival 2018 : September 11th – September 21st

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Sean O’Casey is recognized as one of Ireland’s greatest playwrights . He lived for 30 years of his life in East Wall and the North Docks , at Hawthorn Terrace and Abercorn Road. It was here that he lived through an exciting period in Irish history , and witnessed momentous events. But more importantly it …

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