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Sean Mac Diarmada Summer School 2021 took place via Zoom. We are delighted to be able to present videos of the presentations with the kind permission of the speakers.

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HOW THE PERIOD 1919 – 1921 SHAPED THE NEXT 100 YEARS

Bertie Ahern

Speakers 2021

Frank White

Local historian and contributor to local publications such as “Glenfarne : A History” .
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Sinead Guckian

Member of Leitrim County Council from 1999 to 2019, and held the position of Cathaoirleach on two occasions.
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Ronan McGreevy

News reporter with The Irish Times, author of the book “Wherever the Firing Line Extends: Ireland and the Western Front.” and editor of Centenary, Ireland remembers 1916 the official State book recalling the commemorations of 2016.
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Michael McDowell

Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform in the Fianna Fáil-Progressive Democrats Coalition 2002 -2007 and Tánaiste 2006 – 2007.
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Prin Duignan

Author of ‘The Priest and the Protestant Woman’, ‘Linda Kearns: A Revolutionary Irish Woman’, ‘St Joseph’s College, Manorhamilton and Educational Initiatives 1930-1970’ and ‘North Leitrim in Famine Times’.
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Sean Mac Diarmada Summer School is supported by Leitrim County Council and Leitrim Tourism