Thursday, 7 January 2016
10th series of Julian Walton Winter Lectures starts 14 January in County Waterford
Starting at 8pm, each lecture lasts about an hour and is followed by a question and answer session and light refreshments.
Here's the programme:
Thursday 14 January: Cardinal Wiseman (1802-1865) and his family's Waterford origins, with Julian Walton
Thursday 21 January: Wars, woes and weddings: The turbulent life of Richard Power, Earl of Tyrone (1630-1690), with Julian Walton
Thursday 28 January*: Meeting and match-making, with John Arnold, and Great Hopes for the Future, with Jeremiah Buckley
Thursday 4 February: Survivors of the Titanic, with Norman Graham
Thursday 11 February: Powers and Beresfords: Curraghmore lives on, 1690-1790, with Julian Walton
Thursday 18 February: From Waterford to the South Pole with Cavanagh's Magic Lantern, with Jimmy Fitzgibbon
Thursday 25 February: Waterford and the Blueshirts, with Eugene Broderick
Thursday 3 March: Waterford men and the Gallipoli campaign, 1915-1916, with Pat McCarthy
Thursday 10 March: The Valley is too lush: West Waterford as seen in the memoirs of Frida Keane (1908-1989), with William Fraher
Thursday 17 March: St Patrick's Day. No lecture.
Thursday 24 March: Easter 1916: Two MacDermotts, Sean and Frank - and two visions of Ireland, with Julian Walton
Venue: Dunhill Multi-Education Centre (opposite the GAA grounds), Dunhill Ecopark, Ballyphilip, Dunhill, County Waterford.
Fee: €5 per lecture (reduced price of €45 for the full series of 10 lectures, payable on the first night).
Enquiries: E: firstname.lastname@example.org T: 353 (0)51 396 934.
* At the request of the speakers, a collection will be made on behalf of the Marymount Hospice, Cork at this meeting.)
Posted by Claire Santry, Irish Genealogy News