'But while I may be an exile': Tipperary Republicans in New York during the Great Depression by Dr Gavin Wilk

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Tipperary People and Places Lecture Series: February 2024 Join us in The Source Library, Thurles on Tuesday 20th February at 7 pm for Gavin Wilk’s lecture ‘But while I may be an Exile’ : Tipperary Republicans in New York during the Great Depression. Gavin will examine the lives of Tipperary republicans who emigrated to New York after the Irish revolution and will specifically look at their lives during the Great Depression of the 1930s. Using a variety of resources, he will describe how these men and women worked, socialised and survived during the turbulent era and also talk on the transatlantic links that existed and provided support for them. Gavin works in University of Limerick. For further information contact Tipperary Studies 0526166123 or email studies@tipperarycoco.ie. All welcome and admission free.

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Lectures, Readings
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07:00 pm
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08:30 pm
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The Source
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052 6166123
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Mary Guinan Darmody
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052 6166123