Where did they all go? Irish Emigration in the 19th Century
Seminar hosted by Edenderry Historical Society
Edenderry Town Hall
13th February 2015 at 7:00 pm
7 pm: Welcome by Cherry Carter, Chairperson, Edenderry Historical Society
7.05 pm Dr Ciarán Reilly, The Irish in South Africa: A miscellany
7. 35 Dr Regina Donlon - 'We are all well and fat': the Tuke Irish in Minnesota, 1880-1930
8.05- 8.25 Tea & Coffee
8.25 Damian Sheils, In Search of Irish Emigrants in the American Civil War 8.55 pm: Fidelma Byrne, Fleeing famine: assisted-emigration from Earl Fitzwilliam's estate in County Wicklow 9.25 pm: Jarlath McNamara, Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore: Irish Famine Refugee, superstar of American music, but today, unknown!”
All are welcome. Booking is not essential but advised as places are limited. For more information contact email@example.com
Taking place in Birr, Co Offaly, Scripts Ireland’s Playwriting Festival creates unique opportunities for playwrights to have their work developed and produced. The scripts most suited for development will be chosen by the selection panel headed by playwright Eugene O'Brien.
Time: 28th November to 30th November 2019
Details of this year's Offaly Heritage Seminar have been announced. Keep Friday 15 Nov and Saturday 16 Nov free! There is a great range of field trips and speakers. Book with firstname.lastname@example.org. No charge for the event.
Time: 15th November to 16th November 2019
Wed 30 Oct – Sat 2 Nov MID TERM BREAK!
Time: 30th October to 2nd November 2019