IRISH MILITARY SEMINAR 2019

by ehistoryadmin on April 6, 2019

IRISH MILITARY SEMINAR 2019

THURSDAY 6 JUNE:

NEWBRIDGE LIBRARY

19:00 pm Official opening of the Seminar

Book Launch — A Bloody Dawn: The Irish at

D-Day, Dan Harvey

THURSDAY 13 JUNE:

NEWBRIDGE LIBRARY

18:45 pm Reception

19:15 pm Downed Luftwaffe Aircraft,

Mick Rowley

19:55 pm Technological Advances in the Boer

War, Liam Kenny

20:45 pm Kildare and the Irish War of

Independence, Mick Murphy

FRIDAY 14 JUNE: RIVERBANK ARTS

CENTRE, NEWBRIDGE

18:00 pm Reception

19:00 pm Heroes of Jadotville, Leo Quinlan

20:00 pm The Battle of At Tiri, a panel

discussion with Irish veterans, facilitated by

Sgt. Wayne FitzGerald, Editor of An Cosantóir

SATURDAY 15 JUNE: RIVERBANK

ARTS CENTRE, NEWBRIDGE

9:00 am –16:00 pm Full day of presentations

from noted historians: Dr. Myles Dungan, Dr.

Ruan O’Donnell, Dr. Leeann Lane, Des Ekin,

Dr. T. Ryle Dwyer and Dr. Mary McAuliffe

Topics: The Battle of Kinsale; Dorothy

Macardle, Irish Neutrality in WWII; IRA

Border Campaign 1956; Margaret Skinnider;

The Irish at the Battle of Little Big Horn

 

BOOKING ESSENTIAL 

THURSDAY: FREE – Newbridge Library newbridgelib@kildarecoco.ie or 045 448353

FRIDAY – FREE – BOOKING ESSENTIAL: BOXOFFICE@RIVERBANK.IE / 045-448327

SATURDAY €5 BOOKING ESSENTIAL: BOXOFFICE@RIVERBANK.IE / 045-448327

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