SEMINAR: IRELAND’S CALL. THE KILDARE DIASPORA AND THE 1916 RISING

by ehistoryadmin on July 29, 2016

‘Ireland’s Call. The Kildare Diaspora and the 1916 Rising’

Kildare Decade of Commemorations and NUI Maynooth

John Hume Building

(JH1 Lecture Room)

Maynooth University

17 September 2016

9.00 am: Registration

9.30: Chairman’s welcome, Dr. Ciaran Reilly, NUIM, followed by

‘The Kildare Diaspora and the 1916 Rising: setting the context,’ Executive Librarian Mario Corrigan and Prof. Terence Dooley.

10.00: ‘Brexit 1916: Jack Fitzgerald, English emigrant/Irish patriot,’ James Durney.

10.30: ‘Hail to the flag: Teresa Brayton and her fight for Irish freedom,’ Olive Morrin.

11.00: Coffee/tea.

11.30: ‘The returned exile, William Francis Roantree and the Republican resurgence, 1900-1918,’ Michael Kenny.

12.00: Tour of The Russell Library and the Domhnall Ua Buachalla and 1916 Exhibition

1.00: Lunch

2.00: ‘John Kenny. The quiet rebel,’ Frances Christ.

2.30: ‘Devoy. The greatest of the Fenians,’ a film by Donal Higgins.

3.00: Open discussion with all speakers chaired by Dr. Ciaran Reilly.

Book via Riverbank Box Office 045-448323 or online https://riverbank.ticketsolve.com/#/shows/873561815

Price €13.00 per person (+booking fee for online bookings) includes tea/coffee break and light lunch; tour of The Russell Library  and the Domhnall Ua Buachalla and 1916 Exhibition

 

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