Restoration of Richmond Barracks

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Mark speaks to ÉADAOIN NÍ CHLÉIRIGH about the restoration of Richmond Barracks.

She talks about the remembrance day they had at Keogh Square, the history of the barracks, the significance of the barracks during the 1916 rising, how the women of today are creating a quilt to commemorate the women involved in the rising and how they want to portray the history of the barracks.

She also talks about how Kilmainham and Inchicore are filled with national history and the timescale in which they hope to complete the restoration.

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Duration: 16'52" DATE: November 9, 2015
Interviewer:Mark Finnegan
Producer:Mark Finnegan
Interviewee:Éadaoin Ní Chléirigh
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Local Current Affairs, Local Arts & Culture
Keywords:Richmond Barracks, Keogh Sqaure, Kilmainham, Restoration, 1916 Rising, Women in 1916
LocationRichmond Barracks, Kilmainham, Dublin Time Period:2015
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20151109_NST_002
Rights:Creative Commons License
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