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National Irish Studies Conference (Irish World Heritage Centre)

  • 11 Mar 2017
  • 9:15 AM
  • Irish World Heritage Centre

MANCHESTER IRISH EDUCATION GROUP (MIEG)

Presents the

  NATIONAL IRISH STUDIES CONFERENCE

SATURDAY 11 MARCH 2017 

09:15 to 4.30pm (09:15 to 09.45 Registration)

Irish World Heritage Centre

1 Irish Town Way (off Queens Road), Cheetham, Manchester, M8 0AE

[Next to Queens Road Metrolink Station on the Bury line]

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

       MERVYN BUSTEED;      “The Manchester Martyrs, Reality, Myth and Legacy”

       MARIA LUDDY;           “How to be happy though married; courtship & marriage in                                          Ireland in the nineteenth and early twentieth century”

WORKSHOPSJOHN McGRATH; “Old Parliament Building, Dublin”

PAT SHINE;       “My Wild Atlantic Way”

DENIS MADDEN; “The blood on the rose: Grace Gifford’s marriage to                                                      Joseph Mary Plunket 1916”

BOOK LAUNCH: Something About Home “ featuring work by local writers including the IWHC writers group, edited by Liam Harte will be officially launched at the conference.

There will be an IRISH BOOK STALL

Tickets cost £20 prepaid or £25 on the door. Includes lunch and refreshments

Cheques payable to: Manchester Irish Education Group

Book a place by sending your details to: MIEG, 12 Nabbs Fold, Greenmount, Bury, BL84EH

Contact: Catherine Feeney, phone: 07958917780 or Fergus O Connor 01204886418

 OR email: ManIrishEdGroup@gmail.com        facebook: ManIrishEdGroup


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