The Guinness Archive and Great War Roadshow will present a day of talks on the Great War at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin on April 17.

Speakers at the day long event include:

• Myles Dungan, historian and presenter of RTE Radio's The History Show, will speak about 'Lions, Donkeys and Paddies: The Irish Experience of the Great War';

• Dr Ciaran Wallace, an academic and broadcaster, will speak on 'Keeping the Home Fires Burning: Civilian Life in Wartime Ireland';

• Deirdre McParlan, Guinness Archive Manager, will deliver a talk on 'Guinness and the War''

• Brendan McQualie will perform 'March Away My Brothers' which tells the story of Lawrence Kelly from Dublin';

• Gordon Power, a historian and expert in military genealogy, will talk about 'Irish Military Genealogy 1900-1922 - Tracing Your WW1 Ancestors'.

Admission to the event is free but bookings must be made in advance. Email: or tel: 00353 1408 4800 to book your place.

Event Details


Guinness Storehouse
St James's Gate
Dublin 8


Friday, April 17, 2015 -
10:00 to 16:00

Centenary Event

Tickets and further information

A day of talks on the First World War at the Guinness Storehouse