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Incidents from the War of Independence in Limerick

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  • 1. Limerick City Library Evening Lecture Series Some Incidents from the War of Independence in Limerick a lecture by Thomas Toomey
  • 2. 1912 – Anti-Unionist Riots 10/11th October – Na Fianna Sluagh – The IRB
  • 3. 1914 – Sunday 25th January 1914, Atheneum – Landing guns at Kilcoole ‘Kelpie’ ‘Chotah’ – Redmondite Split & Re-organisation
  • 4. 1915 – Whitsunday Parade – Monteith ‘goes abroad’
  • 5. 1916 – Fiasco in Kerry – Indecision in Killonan – What happened Monteith?
  • 6. 1917 – Splits & more splits – Limerick City – Galtee area
  • 7. 1919 – Rescue of Robert Byrnes – The Limerick Soviet – Rescue of Seán Hogan
  • 8. 1920 • Shootings of February 3rd • Shooting of Constable Oakley • Shootings at Shanagolden & Abbeyfeale • Shooting of Blake & O’Neill
  • 9. 1921 • Dromkeen Ambush • Shootings of March 7th • Shraherla & Lackelly • Execution of Thomas Keane • Peace of sorts at last
  • 10. END NEXT LECTURE “Sunlight, Bovril & Michelin Tyres” – advertising and buying in Ireland, 1880 – 1910”   an illustrated lecture by Eleanor O’Leary on  Thursday, 6th December, 2007 at 8.00pm