Thursday, May 29, 2014

Meath and the Decade of Commemoration

Meath History Workshop presents a public seminar: 
Meath and the Decade of Commemoration 1913-1923
on Saturday 31 May 2014, 2 – 5.30pm in Kells Peoples Resource Centre 
at the corner of Carrick Street and Moynalty Road, Kells.

Speakers and Topics

Peter Connell: Terrible Beauties? An Overview of a Turbulent Decade.

Pádraig Yeates: The Sympathetic Strike in 1913 – Myth or Reality?: the lockout and after.

Geraldine English: Strangers in their own land: the RIC in south Meath 1910-20.

Danny Cusack: Doing your own research: Class, labour and the case of Thomas Harten.

Tracey Holsgrove: More than Just Bandage Rollers?: Women in Meath in the Decade of Centenaries.

Plus: Panel discussion chaired by Myles Dungan. I'm one of the "experts" on this panel. Looking forward to a good discussion.

Admission: €5 waged, €3 unwaged (no booking required). All Welcome.

Recommended Reading:
Oliver Coogan, Politics and War in Meath 1913-23 (Second edition, 2014) Available for €15 from all Meath branch libraries.

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