Thursday 26 April 2012

Save your Wednesdays for 1916

Starting next Wednesday evening is an eight-week lecture series on the 1916 Rising. Dr Miriam Moffitt of the Department of History, NUI Maynooth, will be presenting the free lectures at the County Library, Tallaght, Co Dublin, and they are open to all.

It isn't necessary to attend the full series and you don't have to book in advance. Each Wednesday lecture will start at 7pm, from 2 May to 20 June.

Here's the line-up of themes:
  • Wednesday 2 May: the Growth of Irish-Ireland
  • Wednesday 9 May: The Irish Volunteers and the Ulster Volunteers
  • Wednesday 16 May: Planning the Rising, Part 1
  • Wednesday 23 May: Planning the Rising, Part 2
  • Wednesday 30 May: The Rising in Dublin
  • Wednesday 6 June: The Rising in the Provinces
  • Wednesday 13 June: The Surrender
  • Wednesday 20 June: The Aftermath
Contact the library for more details: +353 (0)1 462 0073.