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29th Aug 2020

Age Range
All ages



Knocklong History, Remembering the Flying Columns 1920-2020

Knocklong History are going to create information boards to document the Brigade Command Structure (ASU) and the Flying Columns of East and Mid Limerick. They will also publish the material archive of the boards in book form. The first Flying Column travelled through West Limerick into East Clare in 1920.

People will have a greater awareness of the role of County Limerick volunteers in the War of Independence, we are preserving our history by linking with living relatives of the volunteers. The community has a festival steeped in heritage that it can proudly commemorate and brings people together within the community through a diverse range of activities. Each year we are building on our historical archive that will have a permanent home in the Knocklong Railway Park when it is developed, in the meantime the Boards have been exhibited in many communities. 

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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