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The Handover of Kilkenny Military Barracks


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

Author and Historian Eoin Swithin Walsh in this podcast talks about the handover of the Kilkenny Military Barracks, now James Stephens' Barracks to the IRA in February 1922

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3rd Battalion Rifles, 1900 eve of the Boer War    Officers take control of Kilkenny Castle

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Dick Brennan, Mooncoin                 George O'Dwyer

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