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TALK: The end of the Civil War & the executions at Tuam Barracks

April 15, 2023 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm UTC+0

On 11 April 1923, five anti-treaty IRA Volunteers from Galway – Francis Cunnane (23), Michael Monaghan (22), Martin Moylan (24), John Newell (29) and James O’Malley (25) – were executed at Tuam Barracks, having been found guilty by a Free State Military Court of the unlawful possession of arms and ammunition. Join historian Cormac Ó Comhraí, author of Sa Bhearna Bhaoil: Gaillimh 1913–1923, as he discusses the executed men, the end of the Irish Civil War and its legacy.

Book your place by calling the museum at 091 532460 or by email to  Admission is free.

Ages 12+



April 15, 2023
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm UTC+0
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Galway City Museum
(091) 532 460
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