2022 Video Streams

We are providing this years presentations on Youtube as live webinars. Links to the webinars will appear below shortly before the events begin.
The presentations will also be available to view after the event, at a later date.

Presentations are available online throughout the summer school. This is our way of including those who are living abroad or who cannot be with us in person for the event. We wish you to be able to avail of the presentations and enjoy what the event has to offer.
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Friday 17th Opening Ceremony 5.30 pm

Follow this link to the Opening Ceremony

5.30 pm.
Official Opening at the Sean MacDiarmada Cottage by
Maura Mylonas, Patricia Walsh and Padraig Mac Diarmada

Friday 17th Webinar – 6.45 – 9.45 pm.

Follow this link to the Friday Webinar stream


6.45 – 7.45 p.m.
Dr. Jackie Uí Chionna
Orla Parkinson Memorial Lecture – Title:“… Miss Ryan, she who in all probability, had I lived, would have been my wife”: Min Ryan, Love and Loss in the Revolutionary Generation.

7.45 – 8.45 p.m.
Prin Duignan
Title: The Dennison Murders, Drumkeerin(December 1922): A North Leitrim Episode in the Irish Civil War.

8.45 – 9.45 p.m.
Ronan McGreevy
Title: Ireland’s Sarajevo: The assassination of Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson MP started the Irish Civil War and changed the course of Irish history. Why was he shot and what role did Michael Collins play in this event?

Saturday 18th Morning Webinar – 10.30 am. – 1.30 pm.

Follow this link to the Saturday Morning Webinar stream


10.30 – 11.30 a.m.
Danny Morrison
Title: The Consequences of Signing

11.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m
Tom Elliott
Title: The disastrous impact of the Irish Civil War on Unionists & Protestants of the Irish Free State

12.30 – 1.30 p.m.
Senator Mark Daly
Title: The Centenary of Seanad Eireann – Minority Voices, Major Change – Past, Present & Future.

Saturday 18th Afternoon Webinar – 2.30 – 4.30 pm.

Follow this link to the Saturday Afternoon Webinar stream


2.30 – 3.30 p.m.
Catriona Crowe
Title:”Civil War: how are we doing at the end of the decade of centenaries?”

3.30 – 4.30 p.m.
Tommie Gorman
Title:“Now that Northern Ireland’s Assembly elections are over, what next?” Journalist, Tommie Gorman, assesses the political landscape, North and South, after the Northern Ireland Assembly elections.

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