22 October 2016: Universities Ireland conference: ‘Historians on 1916’, Mansion House, Dublin 2

history_programmecoverOn Saturday 22 October 2016, Universities Ireland, the all-island coordinating body for Ireland’s ten universities north and south, organised a major conference at the Conference and Events Venue at Dublin’s Mansion House entitled ‘Historians on 1916′. Following the wave of commemorations on Ireland’s two great foundation narratives, the Easter Rising and the Somme, this conference will bring together historians as practitioners to reflect on what has passed in this monumental year of commemoration. Speakers included Catriona Crowe (NAI) Diarmaid Ferriter (UCD), Roy Foster (Oxford) John Horne (TCD), Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh (NUIG) and Padraig Yeates (SIPTU). Explore the full programme here and learn more about Universities’ Ireland’s ‘Decade of Remembrance’ programme.

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