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Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Becoming revolutionary: The year before 1916

Glasnevin Trust and Trinity College Dublin have announced details of their Spring Lecture Series: Becoming revolutionary: The year before 1916. The series aims to explore what the Irish revolutionaries were doing in 1915 and to interrogate the lives and thoughts of some of the not-so-famous revolutionaries.

Thursday 19 Feb:      'We can fight and we can die': Michael Mallin and the Irish Citizen Army,
                                 with Brian Hughes
Thursday 26 Feb:      Tom and Kathleen Clarke: The final year, with Helen Litton
Thursday 5 March:    General Maxwell: Maker of martyrs, with Eunan O'Halpin
Thursday 12 March:   Rosie Hackett: Bridging the divide - trade unionist, nationalist and women's
                                  rights activist
, with Maeve Casserly
Thursday 19 March:  "This awful calamity in Europe": Casement in Germany, 1915, with
                                  Séamas Ó Síocháin
Thursday 26 March:   Elizabeth O'Farrell before 1916, with Sinead McCoole

Venue: The Prospect Gallery, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Finglas Road, Glasnevin, Dublin 11.
Time: 7pm.
Admission fee: €10 per lecture or €40 for the series
Booking essential: Tickets, email or telephone to (0)1 882 6550.