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Fingal Festival of History 2020

Join Fingal Libraries for the Fingal Festival of History from September 12th to 19th

This year’s festival will take place online with all talks being made available on the Fingal Libraries YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_6CWbONIz0-YxDP1aTnGiA  and social media platforms throughout the week of the festival from September 12 to 19.

U.S. historian Cecelia Hartsell:

           Martin Luther King Jr.,  https://youtu.be/CTpQdUD7D5c

           Frederick Douglass in Ireland  https://youtu.be/-8b7qa100Dc

           Blood Sacrifice: Irish Nationalists & African Americans  https://youtu.be/JIVEaNgMWbg

           The Road to Black Lives Matter    https://youtu.be/Yu8zrtM8gRY

The centenary of the Sack of Balbriggan takes place this year and provides the main theme for our Festival. This year’s programme again features the History at the Castle day with a variety of speakers presenting on topics relating to the Sack of Balbriggan, the War of Independence and other political conditions relevant during this period of Ireland’s history.

Brian HanleyTans and Auxillaries in Ireland https://youtu.be/8BByWIRGQQ0

John Dorney The War of Independence in Dublin https://youtu.be/p2xZyLjLu7Y

Ms Molly Adrian - Lou Boland  https://youtu.be/KQQC5h1YrKM

1920 - Local Government & the War of Independence in Fingal - Declan Brady https://youtu.be/S3uaWoLueog

Events interlinked to the Sack of Balbriggan - Cathal Boland https://youtu.be/culQrUJDwf4

Sack of Balbriggan and how it inspired his successful children's novel Pawns by Brian Gallagher https://youtu.be/qIcQXSnEox8

Music & Songs - Sack of Balbriggan David O'Connor & Aidan Lawlor with Helen Lawlor https://youtu.be/IfX_nDucrXU

Sack of Balbriggan - A Retrospective View - Jim Walsh https://y outu.be/t_1O0wVlykQ 

Exhibition - Sack of Balbriggan Curated by Catherine Keane https://youtu.be/C7B1MadSqbs

Download the brochure here: Fingal Festival of History Brochure

Fingal Festival of History

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