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Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Seminar: Hidden histories – Ireland in WW1

The Local History Federations of Ireland North and South are to hold a joint seminar on Saturday 11 October, on the theme: Hidden Histories – the unfolding story of Ireland in World War One.

Here's the programme:

09:00 – 10:00   Registration – Tea/coffee
10:00 – 10:10   Seminar Opening – John Dooher – FULS
10:15 – 11:15   WW1 in the decade of Centenary Commemorations, with Professor Brian Walker
11:15 – 12:00   Dublin, a city in wartime, with Padraig Yeates
12:00 – 12:45   Militant Irish Anti Home Rule Outside Ulster 1n 1914, with Quincy Dougan
13:00 – 14:30   Lunch
14:30 – 15:15   The unique experiences of wartime County Louth, with Dr Donal Hall
15:15 – 16:00   It’s a long way to Tipperary: the song and its impact on WW1, with Dr Des Marnane
16:00 – 17:00   Q&A. Plenary session on the role that local societies could play in researching
                      their own local area.

Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk, Co Louth.
Cost:   inclusive of tea/coffee on registration and lunch: £20/€25.
Booking: Deadline Monday 6 October. Download booking form.
More details: tel +353 (0)59 863 8181.