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Public Meeting: Vanguard of the Rebellion: The Irish Citizen Army, 1916

category national | history and heritage | event notice author Wednesday February 22, 2006 13:58author by Nicholas O'Hagan - James Connolly Education Trustauthor email connollybooks at eircom dot netauthor phone (01) 8747981

Speaker: Dr Ann Matthews

A public meeting organised by the James Connolly Education Trust

Tuesday 18 April
8 p.m.

Vanguard of the rebellion:
The Irish Citizen Army, 1916

Speaker: Dr Ann Matthews
(Author of “The Rise and Demise of Women in Irish Politics, 1900–1941,”
NUI, Maynooth)

“However it may be for others, for us of the Citizen Army there is but
one ideal—an Ireland ruled, and owned, by Irish men and women,
sovereign and independent from the centre to the sea, and flying its own
flag outward over all the oceans.”—James Connolly, Workers’ Republic,
30 October 1915.

Venue: Ireland Institute, 27 Pearse Street, Dublin

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