November Lecture With Salvador Ryan

November Lecture with Salvador Ryan

Thanks to Salvador Ryan for his engaging lecture last night, he took us through some great stories about priests from the schools collection at www@duchas_ie and put them in context. He has also kindly given us permission to post the lecture…

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November ‘People And Places’ Lecture

November ‘People and Places’ Lecture

Our November lecture "You may want a priest yet": the portrayal of the Catholic Priest in Irish Folklore takes place on November 19th at 7.30pm in The Source, Thurles. Salvador Ryan is Professor of Ecclesiastical History at St. Patrick's College, Maynooth,…

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March Tipperary People And Places Lecture

March Tipperary People and Places Lecture

Childhood and youth in Ireland from 1740; Dr Sarah Anne Buckley (rescheduled from last year's series) The history of children and childhood in Ireland has become a new and exciting area of research. This talk will trace the history of…

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The House Of Ormond Lecture

The House of Ormond lecture

A very informative lecture last night from John Kirwan on the Butlers and the House of Ormond. His knowledge of an intricate family pedigree, their various marriages and houses through 800 years was astounding. John's book The Chief Butlers of Ireland…

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