20-3293-AUT-The Life, Death and Legacy of Terence MacSwiney

20-3293-AUT-The Life, Death and Legacy of Terence MacSwiney

The Life, Death and Legacy of Terence MacSwiney

October 25th, 2020 is the centenary of the death on hunger strike of Terence MacSwiney. A soldier, politician, teacher, playwright, poet, husband and father, MacSwiney was one of the iconic figures of the Irish Revolution whose sacrifice drew the world’s attention to Ireland’s fight for freedom and inspired other revolutionaries such as Mahatma Gandhi.

In his presentation Gerry White explores the life and times of MacSwiney, his contribution to Irish history and his legacy.

For Post-Primary teachers and teachers of Senior Primary classes.

This presentation will take place via Zoom.


About the Presenter: 

Gerry White is a retired member of the Irish Defence Forces and a military historian. He lectures nationally on aspects of Irish military history from 1913 to 1923 and is a regular contributor to national and international military journals.  Gerry gave the eulogy at the State Funeral of Thomas Kent in 2015 and his published works include Baptised in Blood – The Formation of the Cork Brigade of Irish Volunteers 1913–1916 and The Burning of Cork.


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Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 22-10-2020 4:30 pm
Course End Date / Time 22-10-2020 5:30 pm
Capacity 50
Available place 13
Fee Free
Number Hours 1
Speaker Gerry White
Location Online
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