Events in May 2019

Knocklong: recreation of the rescue of Seán Hogan

Sunday 11th- Sunday 19th May Knocklong village, Co Limerick, will host a history week with activities including a recreation of the rescue of Seán Hogan. The activities will include music, drama, commemoration services, history seminar and The Rescue train, recreating the journey of Seán Hogan to his rescue at the station in Knocklong. Details here and

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‘Mondays at the Mess’ – talks in Richmond Barracks

Richmond Barracks 13th May 2019 at 11am Marking the 100th anniversary of St. Ultan’s foundation in May 1919, join Maeve Casserly, NLI staff member and Historian in Residence with Dublin City Council as she explores the innovative work of doctors in St. Ultan’s paediatric hospital. Details and booking information here.    

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‘One hundred years of Irish foreign policy: looking back, looking forwards’

The Royal Irish Academy are holding a conference to mark the centenary of the establishment of the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, now the Department Foreign Affairs and Trade, followed by the launch of the journal Irish Studies in International Affairs at Iveagh House. This year’s conference will examine the history, contemporary dynamics and future challenges…

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