‘Guns and Hoses: the Dublin Fire Brigade and the Irish Revolution’ – Public Talk, Saturday 14 May 2016
Free public talk with Las Fallon at 2pm, Saturday 14 May 2016.
Marsh’s Library presents:
‘Guns and Hoses: the Dublin Fire Brigade and the Irish Revolution 1916-1923’
a free public talk with Las Fallon
Saturday, 14 May 2016, 2pm – 3pm
This free public talk will explore the 1916-1923 period from the viewpoint of Dublin’s firefighters, many of whom were also active revolutionaries. It is part of a series of talks exploring aspects of our exhibition ‘1916: Tales from the Other Side’, which is open to the public until December 2016.
Las Fallon, a Dublin firefighter with 30 years service, is the author of Dublin Fire Brigade and the Irish Revolution (2012) and ‘The Firemen`s Tale: the burning of the Custom House 1921’ (2015). He has also contributed to the forthcoming volume ‘Dublin City Council and the 1916 Rising’.
This is a free event. Booking is recommended as there are limited seats.
Tickets are available at: https://dublinfirebrigadetalk.eventbrite.ie