Bloody Sunday 1920

Professor Paul Rouse and Associate Professor Anne Dolan in conversation with Professor Diarmaid Ferriter

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One hundred years ago next 21 November, over 30 people were killed in three separate events: the assassination of British intelligence agents by Michael Collins’ Squad in the morning, the shooting in reprisal of civilians at a match in Croke Park in the afternoon, and the torture and killing of Dick McKee, Peadar Clancy and Conor Clune at Dublin Castle that night.

History is turning its gaze on violence and its effects during this turbulent period, and in this video, two eminent historians enlighten us about new perspectives on what happened that day. Paul Rouse, Professor at the School of History at University College Dublin and Anne Dolan, Associate Professor of Modern History at Trinity College Dublin are joined in conversation by Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History at University College Dublin.

Autumn 2020 First Thought Talks are now streaming on GIAF's First Thought podcast.

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