Kerry Civil War Conference

History, Memory and Legacy

Civil War in Kerry and Beyond: A Centenary Conference

A three-day conference marking the centenary of the Irish Civil War in Kerry and nationally, and assessing its history, memory and legacy.

Part of the State Decade of Centenaries Programme for 2023

Siamsa Tíre Theatre, Tralee, Co. Kerry

23/24/25 February 2023

In association with UCD Gender Studies, Kerry County Council and Kerry Library, and the Department of Computing, Creative Media and Information Technology at MTU Kerry

Supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Decade of Centenaries Programme 2012-2023.

Featured In

Republicans take over Ballymullen Barracks
Republicans take over Ballymullen Barracks
Republican prisoners in Tralee Jail in 1922
Republican prisoners in Tralee Jail in 1922

The Conference

Civil War in Kerry and Beyond: A Centenary Conference

A three-day conference marking the centenary of the Irish Civil War in Kerry and nationally, and assessing its history, memory and legacy.

FEATURING Mise, le Meas, an innovative visual media project collaboration between the Animation, Visual Effects and Motion Design students at MTU Kerry Campus and the Learners of the Digital Design and Visual Communication, and the Animation (Creative Media) programme in Kerry College

and HOSTING Their Memory will Endure: Civil War in Kerry, a night of poetry, music and song

and SCREENING Ballyseedyfirst shown on RTE in 1997, a unique dramatised account of one of the darkest days of the Civil War in Kerry

Kerry Civil War Conference