The development of our Winter Lecture series is ongoing and as it is confirmed we will publish updates to this page.
Currently this series of event includes:
Wednesday 17 November @ 7:30pm: A Zoom lecture entitled ‘Spike Island Convict Depot 1847-1883’ by Dr Barra Ó Donnabháin, Department of Archaeology at University College Cork.
In this talk, Dr Barra Ó Donnabháin explores the nature of the mid-19thcentury convict depot in Cork harbour through the stories of five men and boys who experienced life in the prison.
Dr Ó Donnabháin directed archaeological excavations at Spike Island from 2013-2018 and is currently a lecturer in the Department of Archaeology, UCC. He is co-author, with Cal McCarthy, of Too Beautiful for Thieves and Pickpockets: a history of the Victorian Convict Prison on Spike Island (2016).
For further information on this event and the links to register for them please visit our Events page.
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