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Sunday, 20 July 2014

The Road To War – lecture series ready for booking

The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland and the National Museums Northern Ireland are getting together to present a joint lecture series exploring the impact and legacy of the First World War in Ireland.

The Road to War lectures will be held in the evenings, starting at 7pm, and will be free to attend. Booking is now open, and you'd be best advised to secure your place early, as these lectures are likely to be over-subscribed.

Here's the programme:

Thursday 7 August
The Outbreak of the First World War, with Dr William Mulligan.
Venue: Ulster Museum Lecture Theatre, Ulster Museum Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB. 7pm.

Thursday 25 September
Ireland’s Entry Into War, 1914: Acceptance or Refusal? with Dr Catriona Pennell
Venue: Ulster Museum Lecture Theatre, Ulster Museum Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB. 7pm.

Thursday 9 October
Militarism in Ireland, 1912–18, with Professor David Fitzpatrick
Venue: PRONI, 2 Titanic Boulevard, Belfast, BT3 9HQ. 7pm.

Thursday 23 October
'If the nation is to be saved women must help in the saving’: Women and War in Ireland, 1914-18, with Dr Senia Paseta
Venue: PRONI, 2 Titanic Boulevard, Belfast, BT3 9HQ. 7pm

Booking is essential. Please email PRONI at proni@dcalni.gov.uk or telephone (+44) 028 90534800 to secure your place.