Irish Military Seminar 2021

The 5th Irish Military Seminar will again be taking place this June. The events will take place online, in accordance with public health guidelines in place for indoor events. The format will be a combination of live Zoom events and pre-recorded videos.

A number of pre-recorded events will also be released as part of the Military Seminar Programme. These include ‘History Shorts’ with Raphael Ryan of Newbridge Local History Group on World War 2 cartoonist Bill Maudlin, an interview with Kildangan historian Dr. Barbara Walsh on Irish Women during World War 1 and a talk on military veterans content including an oral history project, organized by the Military Archives.

Keep an eye on www.kildare.ie/ehistory, the Kildare Decade of Commemorations Facebook Page, @cilldara2016 Twitter account, and in the local media for further details.

Bookings will open for all of these free events in May. Dates and times may be subject to change. Email localhistory@kildarecoco.ie for further details and to book in.

The Irish Military Seminar is supported by June Fest, Kildare Decade of Commemorations, Riverbank Arts Centre and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Decade of Centenaries initiative.