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This one-day conference will include speakers Dr John Borgonovo (UCC), Dr Ian d’Alton, Dr Patrick Maume, Dr Sandra McEvoy (UCC), Alan McCarthy and Dr Traolach Ó Riordáin (U Montana).
Venue: St Peter’s (former Vision Centre), North Main Street, Cork.
10.00 Registration (€10)
10.30 John Borgonovo: ‘Cork City, Politics, Society, and Culture before the Rising’
11.10 Alan McCarthy: ‘The Middlemen: the Popular Press in Cork before and after the 1916 Rising’
11.50 Sandra McAvoy: ‘Women, Poor Law and Politics in Cork’
12.30-14.00 Lunch break
14.00 Traolach Ó Riordáin: ‘Cork’s Lee Branch: Cradle of the Gaelic League’
14.40 Patrick Maume: ‘Converging Nationalist Countercultures: Terence MacSwiney and Daniel Corkery’
15.20 Ian d’Alton: ‘A Year at War: Cork Protestants in 1916’
16.00 Conference Close
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