In our second Westmeath County Council Decade of Centenaries podcast, Dr Paul Hughes, Historian in Residence, talks to Dr Marie Coleman, Professor Marie Coleman of Queens University Belfast, about the advent of the Truce between the IRA and Crown forces 100 years ago this week (11 July 1921) in its national and local contexts.
Professor Coleman, a native of Castlepollard, is the author of an authoritative study on the history of the Irish Revolution in Longford, and is joint editor of the journal Irish Historical Studies. She is member of the Northern Ireland Office’s Centenary Historical Panel, and was a contributor to ‘Machnamh 100’, President Michael D. Higgins’ recent series of commemorative seminars.
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This article was published on: 9th July, 2021
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