On 3 May 2018 Maynooth University hosted a panel discussion on ‘Commemorating the 100th anniversary of votes for women’. The panel will consist of Dr. Margaret Ward (QUB), Prof Louise Ryan (Sheffield), and Dr Caitríona Beaumont (London South Bank University). The event was  chaired by Prof. Linda Connolly (Maynooth) and was followed by a reception. The panel…

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On Wednesday 18 April 2018 Maynooth University, Co. Kildare, hosted the launch of a new exhibition entitled ‘”On active service”‘: Maynooth College, chaplains and the anti-conscription crisis’. Ireland’s national Roman Catholic seminary at Maynooth experienced a profound transformative period from the summer of 1916 until the winter of 1918. In 1917 the College publically supported the recruitment…

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On Friday 21 and Saturday 22 July 2017 Maynooth University hosted an international conference on ‘Southern Irish loyalism in context’. This two-day event brought together scholars interested in Irish loyalism before, during, and after the Irish Revolution (c. 1913–23). Independence for twenty-six counties and partition formalised an already clear separation between Irish loyalists on either…

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On Monday 26 June 2017 Maynooth University hosted the second one-day symposium arising from the IRC funded ‘Revolutionary masculinities’ project. This explores the significance of concepts of masculinity and male identity in public life and political discourse during the revolutionary decade 1912-23. The symposium was held in the John Hume Board Room, 3rd Floor, John…

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