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Saturday, October 31st Waterford's Revolutionary Decade Roadshow

Venue: Park Hotel, Dungarvan
Date: Saturday, 31st October 2015
Time: 11.00 am - 4.00 pm
Free Admission

Waterford City and County Archivist, Joanne Rothwell and Bernadette Guest, County Heritage Officer are working with Gabriel Doherty from the School of History UCC to bring a Revolutionary Roadshow to the Park Hotel, Dungarvan on Saturday, 31st October from 11 - 4  pm. This show is to highlight the revolutionary period from 1912-1923 in Waterford city and county.

Local history groups, including ourselves, will have stands at the event and visitors on the day will have the opportunity to find out, not only about wider national events but also about what was happening in local parishes throughout the city and county.

There will be exhibition stands, talks, re-enactments and music performances held during the day and it will be open to the public as a free event.


11.00 am
Welcome address by Tom Cronin, Mayor, Dungarvan and Lismore District.
Joanne Rothwell, Archivist

Opening address by Mayor of Waterford, Cllr. John Cummins, Waterford City and County Council.  

11.00 - 4.00 pm Exhibition Stands By:
Waterford County Museum
Irish Volunteers Commemorative Organisation
Women's History Association of Ireland
Munster Military Vehicle and Re-enactment Group
Western Front Association
Mercier Press
Aubane Historical Society
Portlaw Heritage Centre
Mahon Bridge Local History Group
UCC School of History
Waterford County Council
1848 Tricolour Committee
Battle Group Centre
Bernadette Guest, Heritage Officer

11.30 - 11.50 am  Performance by Comeraghs Comhaltas

12.30 - 12.45 pm  Cumann na mBan and Jenny Wyse Power - Áine Ní Fhoghlú

1.00 - 1.30 pm  Battle Re-enactment between Crown Forces and IRA, staged by the Munster Military Vehicles Re-enactment Group.

2.00 - 2.20 pm  Performance by Cór Fear na nDéise

2.45 - 3.00 pm  Researching your British Army Ancestry - Ger Crotty, Portlaw Heritage Centre

3.15 - 3.30 pm  The War of Independence in West Waterford - Tommy Mooney.

3.30 pm  Irene na Gealaí Drama performance by Aisteoirí an tSean Phobail.

Gabriel Doherty, School of History, UCC
3.45 - 4.00 pm  Waterford's 2016 Commemorations Programme - Joanne Rothwell, Waterford City and County Council.

4.00 pm  Event concludes.

Not to be missed. A date for your diaries. Entry free.

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