‘Ireland’s Call. The Kildare Diaspora and the 1916 Rising’
A seminar presented by the Kildare Decade of Commemorations Committee and the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses & Estates, NUI Maynooth
Venue: John Hume Building (JH 1 Lecture Room), Maynooth University on Saturday, 17 September 2016
Book via Riverbank Box Office 045-448323 or online at https://riverbank.ticketsolve.com/#/shows/873561815
Price: 13.00 Euro per person (+ booking fee for online bookings) includes tea/coffee break and lunch; Tour of the Russell Library and the Domhnall Ua Buachalla and 1916 exhibition.
Full Programme as follows:
9.00 am: Registration
9.30: Chairman’s welcome, Dr. Ciaran Reilly, NUIM, followed by
‘The Kildare Diaspora and the 1916 Rising: setting the context,’ Executive Librarian Mario Corrigan and Prof. Terence Dooley.
10.00: ‘Brexit 1916: Jack Fitzgerald, English emigrant/Irish patriot,’ James Durney.
10.30: ‘Hail to the flag: Teresa Brayton and her fight for Irish freedom,’ Olive Morrin.
11.30: ‘The returned exile, William Francis Roantree and the Republican resurgence, 1900-1918,’ Michael Kenny.
12.00: Tour of Russell Library and the Domhnall Ua Buachalla and 1916 exhibition
2.00: John Kenny. The quiet rebel,’ Frances Christ.
2.30: ‘Devoy. The greatest of the Fenians,’ a film by Donal Higgins.
3.00: Open discussion with all speakers chaired by Dr. Ciaran Reilly.