La Touche Legacy 3rd Festival Of History

Emerging Ireland Post 1916 - 23rd- 25th September 2016


The La Touche Legacy in Association with Greystones Archaeological and Historical Society have put together a great line up of speakers for the 3rd Festival of History, taking place in Greystones Golf Club on 23rd- 25th September.

The cost of weekend is €30 for all lecturers and €50 for all lecturers plus Saturday night dinner with former President of the European Parliament Pat Cox as Guest Speaker.For bookings and queries contact:  Tel: George Jones or Kay Coughlan at 01 2875678/ 2878448 




Friday 23rd September 2016:

 15.45 Official Opening and Introduction of Exhibition by St. Laurence’s Students on Dr. James Ryan Project

16.15 ‘Introduction to Genealogy’ Ms. Catherine Wright

 16.45 ‘Emmet Dalton, Somme Soldier, Irish General, Film Pioneer’ Mr. Sean Boyne


17.15 ‘Full and Equal Citizenship? Women and the Irish Free State 1922 - 1937’ Dr. Mary McAuliffe


Saturday 24th September 2016:


10.00 ‘Arthur Griffith’ Dr. Owen McGee


10.45  Coffee


11.00 ‘Decade of Commemorations - Review of the 1912 to 1923 Period’ Mr. Stephen Collins


11.45 ‘The Face of Ireland – Hazel, Lady Lavery’ Ms. Sinead McCoole


12.30 Lunch


 20.00 p.m. Seminar Dinner in Greystones Golf Club Mr. Pat Cox




Sunday 25th September 2016:

 11.00 Jim Brennan Memorial Lecture

The 18th Century Headstones of County Wicklow’ Mr. Chris Corlett


12.00 Official Close 

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