September 1st, 2nd, 5th and 6th
Maynooth University’s Kilkenny Campus, College Road Kilkenny
The Lecture Series is open to the public and will present research based insights into the cultural and political context of the Rising, with particular regard to Kilkenny and its environs.
It is supported by Kilkenny County Council.
September 1st : 7.00 pm – 8.30
My Grandfather Thomas MacDonagh and Kilkenny:
Lecture delivered by Lucille Redmond
September 2nd : 7.00 pm – 8.30
The Last Native Speakers of Irish in the Johnswell Area of Kilkenny:
Lecture delivered by Dr Proinsias Ó Drisceoil
September 5th : 7.00 pm – 8.30 pm
The Politics of Revolution: Political Organisation and Kilkenny,
Lecture delivered by Dr Mel Farrell
September 6th : 7.00 pm – 8.30 pmRevival and Philanthropic Endeavour in Early 20th Century Kilkenny:
Lecture delivered by Dr Nicola Gordon Bowe