Monthly Archive: May 2017

May 24

1917 Submarine victims – Media coverage of appeal for family contacts

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  This year will mark the centenary of two u-boat attacks on Dublin Port ships, which led to a substantial loss of life from the Dublin Dockland communities. On 14th December 1917 the SS Hare was targeted as it travelled from Manchester to Dublin Port, while less than a fortnight later, on the 27th December the SS …

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May 13

SONGS of the Molly Maguires:

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This past week saw the Irish premiere of John Kearns play “Sons of Molly Maguire” at Liberty Hall Theatre, as part of Mayfest 2017. It was very well received , and if you missed it we are delighted to announce that two additional performances have been added , Tuesday 16th May and Wednesday 17th May …

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May 06

“No one dares to push them around” – The story of The Molly Maguires

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It is remembered as “The Day of the Rope”, when, on the 21st June 1877; ten Irishmen were hanged in Pennsylvania. By the end of 1879 a total of twenty Irish Immigrants had been executed for their alleged role in the deaths of mine owners, foremen and police in the Pennsylvania coal fields. And now, …

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May 01

“Ladies & Rogues” – Sean O’Casey Theatre , May 2017

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The Collective Theatre Company presents : “LADIES AND ROGUES” A spitfire comedy based in 19th century London. Five Aristocrats are trapped within the opulent Rochester mansion…. amidst societal revolution. They can surive the night, if they put down the sherry & their ignorance of the world around them. The five actors playing them, are on the …

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