Manchester Irish Education stage 21st Conference

Manchester Irish Festival 2017

The Manchester Irish Education Group will stage their twenty first Annual National Irish Studies Conference on Saturday 11 March at the Irish World Heritage Centre.

Tony Hennigan from the Manchester Irish Festival website commented "Joe Flynn and all the members of the Manchester Irish Education group need to be congratulated on reaching such a milestone. It is great to see them continuing to stage these educational conferences which give a fasinating insight into Irish History and Politics."

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