2018 National Irish Studies Conference in Manchester

Manchester Irish Festival 2018

NATIONAL IRISH STUDIES CONFERENCE

Presented by the Manchester Irish Education Group (MIEG)

Saturday 10 March 2018

Irish World Heritage Centre 1 Irish Town Way (off Queens Road), Cheetham, Manchester, M8 0AE, UK [Next to Queens Road Metrolink Station on the Bury line: https://tfgm.com/public-transport/tram ]

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

PETER SHIRLOW: Northern Ireland - Truth Friction in Northern Ireland

(Twenty Years of the Good Friday Agreement)

LINDA ERVINE: ‘The Miracle that is Turas’ (Irish Language in East Belfast) 

WORKSHOPS: 

Michael Sheehan: The Red & The Green.

(MUFC & their Irish links) 

Fergus O’Connor : Valentia Island in the 19th Century

Catherine Feeney: Women of Ireland 

To conclude a combined reading of

Kate Bevan/Michael Sheehan ‘The Great Hunger’

There will be an IRISH BOOK STALL

Tickets cost £20 by post or £25 at 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: 07958917780 or 01204886418 email ManIrishEdGroup@gmail.com