Civil War: how are we doing at the end of the decade of centenaries?
Presented by Catriona Crowe – Title:”Civil War: how are we doing at the end of the decade of centenaries?”
Convergence versus divergence in a changing world
Presented by: Senator Emer Currie Title: “Convergence versus divergence in a changing world” Senator Emer Currie was elected to Fingal County Council in 2019 for the Castleknock Local Electoral Area….
Ending the Veil of Tiers – reforming Ireland’s broken hospital system
Presented by Professor John Crown in 2020
Facing the Prospect of Virus as a Permanent Feature of Working Life
Presented by Ms Phil Ní Sheaghdha in 2020
How The Period 1919 -1921 Shaped the Next Hundred Years.
Trying to take lessons from the complex series of events that led up to the 1921 Treaty is not easy, but, from personal experience, this speaker can say that, unlike…
Ireland in crisis – how can intelligent people be so stupid?
Presented by: Fr Peter McVerry SJ Title: “Ireland in crisis – how can intelligent people be so stupid?” While working in the Inner City in Dublin, Fr. Peter McVerry SJ…
Ireland’s native flora – is it in crisis?
Presented by: Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington Title: “Ireland’s native flora – is it in crisis?” Botanist Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington is the current President of the Botanical Society of Britain…
Presented by 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…
Irish Revolutionary Women
Dr Mary McAuliffe, Assistant Professor in Gender Studies at University College Dublin, delivers the inaugural Orla Parkinson Memorial Lecture 2019.
Liberation, Tribulation: an exploration of modern female relationships in Irish women’s poetry
Presented by Professor Margaret Kelleher in 2020
Now that Northern Ireland’s Assembly elections are over, what next?
Presented by 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…
Orla Parkinson Memorial Lecture
Presented by: Patricia Groves Presentation Title: ‘Lessons from the Ladies’ Land League: Managing a country in crisis during global upheaval’. Trish Groves is a communications professional and author of ‘Petticoat…
Orla Parkinson Memorial Lecture
Presented by 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,…
Psychiatric Healthcare in Ireland – The Impact of Covid 19
Presented by Professor Patricia Casey in 2020
Seán MacDiarmada: His friendships and capacity to inspire.
This talk explores the relationship of MacDiarmada with some of his closest friends and the influence he exerted over them in the pursuit of his own ideals. Among these were:…
Seeding a future: Hope, History and Human Intelligence
Presented by: Vincent Woods Title “Seeding a future: Hope, History and Human Intelligence” Writer and broadcaster Vincent Woods grew up in north Leitrim. His plays include ‘At the Black Pig’s…
Selton Hill March 1921 – When active service in one’s community required very different sacrifices.
Summary: My Grandfather was quoted, on the 50th Anniversary of the Selton Hill tragedy, as saying “We never thought the day would come, when we would see the end of…
The Centenary of Seanad Eireann
Presented by Senator Mark Daly – Title: The Centenary of Seanad Eireann – Minority Voices, Major Change – Past, Present & Future.
The Dennison Murders, Drumkeerin
Presented by Prin Duignan – Title: The Dennison Murders, Drumkeerin(December 1922): A North Leitrim Episode in the Irish Civil War.
The disastrous impact of the Irish Civil War on Unionists & Protestants of the Irish Free State
Presented by Tom Elliott – Title: The disastrous impact of the Irish Civil War on Unionists & Protestants of the Irish Free State
The Miracle of Irish Independence – Why Freedom was Never Inevitable
One hundred years ago, a unique confluence of circumstances presented the first real opportunity in history for Ireland to break free of the British state. The critical event was the…
What Psychology has to offer in a frantic world – widening the aperture of our awareness
Presented by: Dr Tony Bates Title “What Psychology has to offer in a frantic world – widening the aperture of our awareness” Dr Tony Bates is a clinical psychologist and…
Women’s Role in the War of Independence
This presentation will examine the role played by women in the War of Independence with particular emphasis on Min Ryan and her sisters. Presentation by Dr Sinead McCoole 2021
Youth Perspective on the War of Independence and its Legacy
Presentation by Jack Ryan 2021 This presentation focuses on the War of Independence from a youth perspective, examining the lessons that may be learned from this period in Irish history,…