Mayo County Council is holding a major seminar on the Civil War on Saturday, October 8th as part of its Decade of Centenaries Programme.
This will be a day-long series of talks on various aspects of the Civil War, held in Castlebar Courthouse. This seminar is part of the Wild Atlantic Words literary festival.
There will be talks by historians on various aspect of the war throughout the day – the national picture, the local aspects, the role of women, reconciliation etc.
Speakers will include Professor Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor Linda Connolly, historian and author Dominic Price, Éamon Ó Cuív T.D., and former Minister for Justice Nora Owen. The seminar will be moderated by broadcaster, writer, lecturer and former senator Marie Louise O’Donnell, a great friend of the Wild Atlantic Words, and opened by Vice-Admiral (retd.) Mark Mellett DSM.
More details *here*