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Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Volunteering in Ireland 1912-1916: lecture series

The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland is to host a series of lectures by Dr Timothy Bowman examining the various volunteer organisations which emerged in Ireland in the run up to the First World War.

The lectures will look at volunteering by Unionists and Nationalists as well as civic and labour volunteers and the role of women in volunteer organisations.

All the lectures will take place on Thursdays at 6:30pm. Dates and themes as follows:
  • 29 August: Unionist Volunteers
  • 5 September: Young Citizen Volunteers
  • 12 September: Irish Nationalist Volunteers
  • 19 September: Volunteering & the Labour Movement
  • 26 September: Volunteering & Women
Although the events are free of charge, places are limited so you will need to book your seat. Email or tel +44 028 90 534800.