21st National Irish Studies Conference in Manchester

Manchester Irish Festival 2017

Event Date

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 9:15am

MANCHESTER IRISH EDUCATION GROUP (MIEG)

Presents the
NATIONAL IRISH STUDIES CONFERENCE
SATURDAY 11 MARCH 2017
09:15 to 4.30pm (09:15 to 09.45 Registration)

Irish World Heritage Centre
1 Irish Town Way (off Queens Road), Cheetham, Manchester, M8 0AE
[Next to Queens Road Metrolink Station on the Bury line]

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Mervyn Busteed “The Manchester Martyrs, Reality, Myth and Legacy”

Maria Lundy “How to be happy though married; courtship and marriage in Ireland in the nineteenth and early twentieth century”

WORKSHOPS: John McGrath “The Parliament House at Dublin: its history and future”

Pat Shine “My Wild Atlantic Way”

Denis Madden “The blood on the rose: Grace Gifford’s marriage to Joseph Mary Plunket 1916”

BOOK LAUNCH: “Something About Home “ featuring work by local writers including the IWHC writers group, edited by Liam Harte will be officially launched at the conference.

There will be an IRISH BOOK STALL
Tickets cost £20 prepaid or £25 on the door. Includes lunch and refreshments

Cheques payable to: Manchester Irish Education Group
Book a place by sending your details to: MIEG, 12 Nabbs Fold, Greenmount, Bury, BL84EH
Contact: Catherine Feeney, phone: 07958917780 or Fergus O Connor 01204886418
OR email: ManIrishEdGroup@gmail.com