Owen O'Shea: Author, Historian, Researcher

Owen O'Shea

Author, Historian, Researcher of Irish Politics and Irish History

Member of Irish Association of Professional Historians

Member of Political Studies Association of Ireland

PRO of Kerry Archaeological and Historical Society

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Tralee and the Easter Rising of 1916

Oration by Owen O’Shea at the Tralee Municipal District Easter Rising Commemoration in Páirc an Phiarsaigh, Trá Lí on Easter Sunday, 2024 Though 108 years have now passed since the Easter Rising of 1916, it remains no less significant a moment and continues to be of enormous historical importance. Today, across Ireland, annual commemorations of this seminal event in our collective history are taking place, and it is wonderful to see the Tralee Municipal District

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Occasional meanderings and insights into Kerry’s past with a focus on electioneering, election results, key political figures, political culture, and the dramatic ups and downs of politics in the county over the past century.