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Waterford Treasures Talks - Ireland and the Commonwealth in the 1940s

To mark the 70th anniversary of the Irish Republic


‘Ireland and the Commonwealth in the 1940s’

On 7 September 1948 Taoiseach John A. Costello announced the government’s decision to declare an Irish republic, a significant event in the history of the Irish State.


Monday 10th September 2018

7:30 pm

Medieval Museum

€5 (towards the Museum acquisition and conservation fund)


Dr Kate O’Malley is an editor of the Documents on Irish Foreign Policy (DIFP) series, a project of the Royal Irish Academy, the Department of Foreign Affairs and the National Archives of Ireland. She is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, and has taught at TCD, UCD and Queen’s University, Belfast. She has written extensively on Indo-Irish relations, and authored the book Ireland, India and Empire (2008).

Tickets available in advance from Bishop’s Palace or Medieval Museum receptions (Ph: 0761 102650 E: museumreception@waterfordcity.ie) or on the door


Sponsored by the Granville Hotel.