Friday 21 June 2019

Power & Politics in the Blackwater Valley, Sunday 7 July

Dromana House and Gardens, Cappoquin
A one-day conference – Power and Politics in the Blackwater Valley – will be held in the elegant surroundings of Dromana House, Cappoquin, Co. Waterford on Sunday 7 July.

The event includes morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea and it runs from 10:30am to 4pm. There's an inclusive fee of €75pp or €130 for two persons.

For more details and to book, email or phone 086 8186305.

The day's programme includes the following four talks:

Liberation: Waterford and the Winning of Civil Rights in the Age of Daniel O'Connell
, with Professor Patrick Geoghehan

Richard Boyle, Earl of Cork: Statesman and Warlord (1629-1643)
, with Dr Dave Edwards

Home truths about Walter Raleigh, Richard Boyle and Edmund Spenser
, with Professor Tadgh O'Keeffe

Power struggles: marriages and money in an Anglo-Irish family in the 19th century, with Patrick Cockburn.