Friday 16 May 2014

History of Childhood in Ireland: conference, 9–10 June

A conference on the history of childhood in Ireland will be held at St Patrick's College, Drumcondra, Dublin, on Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 June.

Twenty years a-growing: an international conference on the history of Irish childhood from the medieval to the modern age, to give it it's rather too long full title, aims to create a forum for scholars and researchers working in this field and to facilitate and foster debate on the historical role of childhood in Ireland.

You can view the full programme here.

The Conference registration fee is €50 for the waged/€25 for students or unwaged. Places are limited. As of this morning, there are still spaces available but if you're hoping to attend you should book as soon as possible by emailing The registration fee will be payable by cash or cheque on arrival at the conference registration desk.