Friday 20 September 2013

Strokestown Park Winter lecture series starts October

The Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses & Estates (NUI Maynooth) will be presenting its annual lecture series at Strokestown Park House in Co Rosccommon. The programme is as follows:

Sunday, 20 October: The Fall of the House of Conolly: Social networking of the power elites in Ireland, 1850-1880, with Suzanne Pegley. 3pm.

Sunday, 24 November: Hyde and his work need money: Douglas Hyde in North America 1905-06, with Sinéad Byrne, 3pm.

Sunday, 9 February: The Leitrim Famine Rentals: A Case Study, with Dr Mel Farrell. 3pm.

Sunday, 9 March: History repeats itself: Was the Incumbered Estates Court the 'NAMA' of the 1850s?, with Jacqueline Crowley. 3pm.

Sunday, 6 April: Thou shalt not kill: murder in pre-famine Ireland: the case of Robert Rickerby, 1817, with Fidelma Byrne. 3pm.

All enquiries via Strokestown House only – Email or telephone 00 353 (0)71- 9633013.