100 Years of Irish Independence: The Setting Up of of Dáil Éireann (Irish Parliament) and the American tour of Éamon de Valera in 1919

When: Wed., March 13, 6 p.m. 2019

Oak trees grow from acorns and at present we are in the 32nd Dail (Irish Parliament) since the founding of the First Dail on the 21st of January 1919. When the First Dail was founded, the British authorities refused to recognize it, even though it had the will of the majority of the people of Ireland behind it. In my talk I will outline the events that lead from 1916 to the founding of an Irish Parliament.

Eamon O Cuiv is an Irish politician and has been a Member of the Irish Parliament (Oireachtas) since 1989, representing Galway West.