5.30 pm. Official Opening at the Sean MacDiarmada Cottage by Maura Mylonas, Patricia Walsh and Padraig Mac Diarmada Shuttle Bus in operation from Community Centre from 5.00 p.m. Light Refreshments at the Community Centre
6.45 – 7.45 p.m. Dr. Jackie Uí Chionna Orla Parkinson Memorial Lecture – Title:“… Miss Ryan, she who in all probability, had I lived, would have been my wife”: Min Ryan, Love and Loss in the Revolutionary Generation.
7.45 – 8.45 p.m. Prin Duignan Title: The Dennison Murders, Drumkeerin(December 1922): A North Leitrim Episode in the Irish Civil War.
8.45 – 9.45 p.m. Ronan McGreevy Title: Ireland’s Sarajevo: The assassination of Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson MP started the Irish Civil War and changed the course of Irish history. Why was he shot and what role did Michael Collins play in this event?
11.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m Tom Elliott Title: The disastrous impact of the Irish Civil War on Unionists & Protestants of the Irish Free State
12.30 – 1.30 p.m. Senator Mark Daly Title: The Centenary of Seanad Eireann – Minority Voices, Major Change – Past, Present & Future.
1.30 – 2.30 p.m. Lunch
2.30 – 3.30 p.m. Catriona Crowe Title:”Civil War: how are we doing at the end of the decade of centenaries?”
3.30 – 4.30 p.m. Tommie Gorman Title:“Now that Northern Ireland’s Assembly elections are over, what next?” Journalist, Tommie Gorman, assesses the political landscape, North and South, after the Northern Ireland Assembly elections.
Sean Mac Diarmada Summer School is supported by Leitrim County Council and Leitrim Tourism
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