On Friday 9 September, as part of its Decade of Centenaries programme, UCD hosted a seminar entitled ‘Tom Kettle 100’, to mark the centenary of the death of the nationalist MP, UCD professor and journalist Thomas Kettle (1880-1916), who was killed serving with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers on the Western Front on 9 September 1916. Speakers included Tom Burke (UCD) and Conor Mulvagh (UCD), and the event also featured the unveiling of a memorial plaque to Kettle by UCD President Andrew J. Deeks. The seminar took place in the History Board Room, K114, John Henry Newman Building, UCD Belfield. Follow this link for full details.
From Century Ireland: Senia Paseta on the life and death of Tom Kettle.