Monthly Archive: June 2018

Jun 16

Refusing to fight in World War I: Resistance to military conscription in First World War Britain and Ireland.

Poster for Conscientious Objectors talk

We are familiar with how Irish people responded to the threat of conscription during the First World War , with a mass campaign of resistance which prevented it’s introduction here. This event will look in detail at how the same threat was faced in Britain , by individuals and organisations who showed great courage in …

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Jun 12

“Love Liberty – Hate Slavery”: Dublin’s abolition movement in the 19th century

Richard Allen , Dublin abolitionist

“Tell every man that you do not understand liberty for the white man, and slavery for the black man; that you are for liberty for all, of every color , creed and country” Richard Allen was born in 1803 at Harold’s Cross, which was then a rural area of Dublin. The family were part of …

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Jun 12

BACKYARD BLITZ – Free gardening service for over 65′s (June 2018)

D8562 BOI Backyard Blitz Flyer May 2018 East Wall_final_Page_1

Jun 03

At the Sean O’Casey Theatre – June 2018

The Importance of Being Earnest

As usual there is a very exciting mix of events at the Sean O’Casey Theatre this month . Here are just some of them . First up is a classic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jikfdJaFC6U Next up is “Hubris” a Dublin based drama on how the wrong decisions made in the past can lead to the entrapment of your …

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