Remembering 1920: War, Politics and Sport

Remembering 1920: War, Politics and Sport, an event of Maynooth University Decade of Commemorations Committee, organised by Professors Marian Lyons and Terence Dooley of the History Department.

This is a virtual event taking please on Saturday 25 September 2021.
For registration see below.

Conference Schedule

10.00-10.15 Conference Welcome

10.15-10.55 Daithí Ó Corráin
The Events of Bloody Sunday, 21 November 1920

10.55-11.35 Declan Brady
‘UNKNOWN YOUTH DEAD’: Identifying the Civilian Dead of Bloody Sunday

11.35-12.15 Julianne McKeigue
Exhibiting Bloody Sunday, 21 November 1920, at Croke Park GAA Museum

12.15-13.00 Lunch

13.00-13.40 Marie Coleman
Local Reverberations of Bloody Sunday: The Case of County Longford

13.40-14.20 Darragh Gannon
The Cuban Missive Crisis of 1920: Havana, Washington, Dublin, London

14.20-14.30 Break

14.30-15.20 Plenary Lecture Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh
Sport in a Time of War: Ireland 1919-21

Attendance is free of charge, but places are limited so early registration is advised.
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