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THE SIEGE OF WATERFORD – A Centenary Commemoration

SATURDAY 16TH JULY  AT WATERFORD TREASURES MEDIEVAL MUSEUM, AV THEATRE POOLEWP 3046 Group of Free State Soldiers outside the Granville Hotel with mine. Image reproduced courtesy of the National Library of Ireland  PROGRAMME 2PM  WELCOME Cllr. John O’Leary, Mayor, Waterford City and … Continue reading

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LÉIGEAR PHORT LÁIRGE – Comóradh Céad Bliain

DÉ SATHAIRN 16 IÚIL SA MÚSAEM MEÁNAOISEACH AG WATERFORD TREASURES, CLOSAMHARCLANN POOLEWP 3046 Grúpa saighdiúirí an tSaorstáit lasmuigh d’Óstán Granville le mianach. Íomhá atáirgeadh le caoinchead Leabharlann Náisiúnta na hÉireann CLÁR 2.00 i.n. Fáilte An Comh. John O’Leary, Méara Chomairle Cathrach agus … Continue reading

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Leabhar Nua Faoi Bhriogáid Phort Láirge Thoir le Pat McCarthy

Tá leabhar nua scríofa ag an staraí, an Dr. Pat McCarthy dar teideal “Waterford City The East Waterford Brigade I.R.A. & The Struggle for Independence 1912-1921”. Cur síos ar stair an scéil pholaitiúil i bPort Láirge ó 1912 go 1921 … Continue reading

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New Book on the East Waterford Brigade 1912-1921 by Pat McCarthy

Historian Dr. Pat McCarthy has written a new book “Waterford City The East Waterford Brigade I.R.A. & The Struggle for Independence 1912-1921”. The book gives a history of the political situation in Waterford from 1912 to 1921 and charts the development … Continue reading

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NEW ONLINE MAP FOR THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE IN WATERFORD

The 11th July 1921 is the day that the truce was called at noon on the War of Independence and negotiations began to bring an end to the war. To mark the end of this chapter in the Decade of … Continue reading

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LÉARSCÁIL NUA AR LÍNE DO CHOGADH NA SAOIRSE I bPORT LÁIRGE

Ar an meánlae are an 11 Iúil 1921 fógraíodh sos cogaidh i gCogadh na Saoirse agus cuireadh tús le comhráití chun deireadh a chur leis an gcogadh. Chun comóradh a dhéanamh ar dheireadh an tréimhse seo agus tús an chéad … Continue reading

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Waterford County Museum marks the Centenary of the Burgery Ambush

The Burgery Ambush was carried out by the Irish Republican Army (I.R.A.) on 18th-19th March 1921, during the Irish War of Independence. It took place 2.5 kilometres outside Dungarvan on the main road to Waterford (on what is now the … Continue reading

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Céad Bhliain ó tharla Luíochan Bhurgáiste á chomóradh ag Músaem Chontae Phort Láirge

B’iad Óglaigh na hÉireann a thug faoi Luíochán Bhurgáiste ar an 18-19 Márta 1921, le linn Chogadh na Saoirse in Éirinn. Tharla sé 2.5km lasmuigh de Dhún Garbhán ar bpríomhbhóthair go dtí Port Láirge (an N25 mar atá inniú ann). … Continue reading

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DEONTAS NA gCUIMHNEACHÁN, PORT LÁIRGE ÓCÁID OILIÚNA AR LÍNE SAOR IN AISCE

Tá Comhairle Cathrach agus Contae Phort Láirge, mar chuid dá Clár Deich mBliana na gCuimhneachán, le tacaíocht ón Roinn Turasóireachta, Cultúir, Ealaíon, Gaeltachta, Spóirt agus Meán, ag tairiscint Deontas Pobail suas le €3,000. De bharr na srianta reatha, tá sé … Continue reading

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