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Feb 13 2020

Why the 1798 Rebellion is the 'pivotal point' in Irish history

Paddy Cullivan to bring The 10 Dark Secrets of 1798 to the Town Hall Theatre

IN 1798 three major ideas erupted into Irish politics and thought – Irish Protestants created Irish Republicanism and asserted that Irish people had the right to self-determination; and that Irishness itself could – should – be a broad and inclusive identity.

For Paddy Cullivan – musician, leader of The Camembert Quartet, the house band for The Late Late Show, and more recently, a historian – the 1798 Rebellion is “the pivotal point in Irish history”, as he will explain when he brings his acclaimed show, The 10 Dark Secrets Of 1798 to the Town Hall Theatre studio on Tuesday February 18 at 8.30pm.

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