Tag Archive: east wall history group

Feb 10

“No more on the Docks I’ll be seen” – an evening of songs & stories at the Ferryman.

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( Poster design :Ciarán Swan )

Oct 27

EAST WALL HISTORY FESTIVAL 2016

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Jun 11

1916 , local history and East Wall & North Wall schools

Three videos of some of the events at local schools during the 1916 centenary year . All produced by Eoin McDonnell , and features pupils from St Joseph’s Co-ed  East Wall and St Laurence O’Toole’s CBS Seville Place.     The local history groups involved can be contacted at :  eastwallhistory@gmail.com northdockpeople@gmail.com  

Jun 21

“THE FUTURE FOR EAST WALL HISTORY ? ” -Have your say

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Would you like to get more involved with the East Wall History Group ? Here’s your chance – Thursday 25th June @ 7.30pm The Sean O’Casey Community Centre   The East Wall History Group was established in 2011 , and we held our first annual festival that year. Since then we have become very much …

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Mar 28

“Kathleen Lynn, a Truly Radical Woman” : Summer School – July 18th 2015

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  “Kathleen Lynn, a Truly Radical Woman” Saturday July 18th – The 1st Sarah Lundberg Summer School, The Sean O’Casey Theatre, East Wall 10am to 4pm.   Last year the East Wall History Group was shocked by the untimely passing of our friend and colleague Sarah Lundberg. We have decided to honour her memory by …

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Nov 17

Daniel Courtney – The ‘Grandfather of the Irish Citizen Army’

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  In June 1903 the DMP raided a house at 12 Upper Oriel Street. The object of their attention was the resident of the top floor flat, Daniel Courtney, who was running an illegal sheebeen from the premises. Courtney was a Casual Grain Labourer on the Docks and sought to extend his young families precarious …

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Nov 11

Sean O’Casey, East Wall and the Irish Citizen Army in 1913

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  This month marks the centenary of the founding of the Irish Citizen Army during the 1913 Lockout. Since August the Dublin workers had been at war with the Dublin Employers Federation which had set out to destroy the Irish Transport and General Workers Union (ITGWU). They had locked out thousands of men and were …

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