2021 Truce Centenary Event – Leitrim County Council

To mark the centenary of the Truce declared by the Crown forces and the IRA on 11 July 1921, Leitrim County Council are hosted on online event consisting of a speaker series and a reading of Leitrim casualties created by local historian, Padraig Griffin. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a wreath-laying ceremony will be held at a later date in 2021 at the County Council offices in Carrick-on-Shannon.

Each element of the event has been uploaded in video format to Leitrim Library’s YouTube channel is available below:

Introduction / List of casualties:

 

Dr. Padraig McGarty: