CO MUSEUM EXAMINATION OF WAR OF INDEPENDENCE BRIMS WITH HISTORICAL EVOCATION AND CONTEMPORARY RELEVANCE

28 February 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Peter Hughes

A major exhibition on the War of Independence experience in Co Monaghan opened in Monaghan Co Museum on Thursday evening last, attracting an extremely large attendance from the local community. A vivid and immersive experience combining artefacts, documents, textual context and film, the display, mounted in collaboration with Co Monaghan- born historian Professor Terence Dooley from Maynooth University, brings to life the everyday experience of the people of Co Monaghan during the turbulent years under review as well as presenting the key happenings and influential actors in the independence struggle…

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