Irish Military Seminar: Zulu. The Defence of Rorke’s Drift – Dan Harvey, What Did The Women Do Anyway? The Role of Women in the Struggle for Irish Freedom 1918-1923 – Liz Gillis, Recovering the voices of the Union Irish: The forgotten letters of Ireland’s American Civil War dead – Damian Sheils, Oliver Cromwell and the conquest of Ireland: His greatest failure? – Professor Micheál Ó Siochrú, Granuaile – Grace O’Malley: Ireland’s Pirate Queen (1530-1603). The life and times of an iconic pioneer and feminist – Anne Chambers, The significance of Irish involvement in World War I: A review – Neil Richardson, At 2000hrs ‘Birth of a Nation’ a musical extravaganza set against the backdrop of Irish history up to the founding of the modern Irish State; featuring songs and music from the period. Script by Mario Corrigan. Paul Linehan, Tenor, Ann Cullen, Piano and Violin, and Liam Quinlivan, Narrator.
Admission 5€. Booking essential. Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, County Kildare.
Kildare Decades Commemoration Office Newbridge Library. Mario Corrigan & James Durney