The Other German Bombings of Ireland

The Other German Bombings of Ireland: German bombings of Ireland 1940-41. A talk by Eoin Bairéad at the North Strand Bombing and the Emergency in Ireland seminar held at Dublin City Library & Archive on Saturday, 29th May.

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Eoin Bairéad has recently completed an M.A. in Local History in NUI Maynooth where his main thesis concerned the bombing of Donore Terrace, South Circular Road, Dublin in January 1941. The work is published as The bombing of Dolphin’s Barn, Dublin, 1941 in the Maynooth Studies in Local History series, 2010. The title of this talk is “The other bombings — German bombings of Ireland, August 1940 to July 1941”. His talk focuses on the causes and consequences on German bombings of Ireland, and includes a discussion of the bombings in Campile, Co. Wexford;  Donore in Dublin and Belfast bombing.


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