[3 March] Sur les traces des Français en Irlande (tour) [fr]

Did you know the origins of the Irish tricolor go back to the revolutions of 1830, July for France and August for Belgium? Also, why did Daniel O’Connel used to say he could have been a candidate for the throne of Belgium?
Walking tour of Glasnevin Cemetery on Saturday 3th March in the footsteps of the French, the Irish and the Belgians who shaped Ireland’s history.


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Second edition of "Sur les traces des Français en Irlande" and this time, we will be walking in the Glasnevin Cemetery to discover the military links shared by France, Ireland and ... Belgium!

Did you know the Irish were often enrolled in the French army? That the origins of the Irish tricolor go back to the revolutions of 1830, July for France and August for Belgium? Also, why did Daniel O’Connel used to say he could have been a candidate for the throne of Belgium?

See you on Saturday the 3rd of March to find out with a visit of Glasnevin Cemetary animated by Dr Sylvie Kleinman, with the support of Conor Dodd, resident historian at the Glasnevin Cemetery Museum. This tour will be in French.

Practical Information

Date & time: Saturday 3rd March, 11.00
To register, please contact Louise: louise.aupetit[a]diplomatie.gouv.fr before Wednesday 28th February.
The visit will take place in French & will be guided by Dr. Sylvie Kleinman, Visiting Research Fellow 2017-2020, Trinity College Dublin.
Admission free but donations to the guide are welcome.

Event organised as part of the Month of La Francophonie in Ireland
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Published on 20/02/2018

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