Friday, 1 March 2019

Military Service Pensions Collection symposium: free podcasts

Having released the IRA Brigade Activity Reports at a dedicated Symposium last week, the Military Archives team has uploaded podcasts of the presentations to SoundCloud, where they are available to access free of charge.

1. To listen to the four lectures delivered in the morning session(see below), go to Soundcloud here.
  • The Military Service (1916-1923) Pensions Collection and the new histories of the Irish Revolution, with Dr Anne Dolan
  • Active Service in the "6-counties", with Barry John McCann
  • The MSPC as source for researching women's history in the WOI and the Civil War, with Dr Leeann Lane
  • The MSPC as a source for biography and memory, with Professor Fearghal MacGarry

2. To listen to the afternoon session – lecture, extracts and discussion (listed below) – go to Soundcloud here.
  • The 'War Zone'- Reflections -Brigade Activity Reports form Cork and Munster, with Dr Donal O Drisceoil
  • The Keepers of the Flame (three extracts from the film, audio only)
  • Discussion and Q&A, with Dr Catriona Crowe (moderator), Dr Anne Dolan, Nuala O’Connor, Professor Diarmaid Ferriter, C├ęcile Gordon and Professor Eunan O’Halpin