Friday, 21 September 2012

Culture Night: Galway: An Incomplete History

Everything you would ever want to know about the city you are studying in…
20 speakers, 8 minutes each, covering hundreds of years of Galway history!
In association with School of Humanities, NUI Galway.
CULTURE NIGHT, 21 September 2012, 5pm - 8pm.
G A L W A Y:    A N    I N C O M P L E T E    H I S T O R Y

Woodquay 1850, by WJJC Bond: Subject of Tom Kenny’s talk, 6.28
5.02pm: Peadar O'Dowd: 'Ancient Galway as revealed by the River Corrib'
5.10pm: Máirín Ní Dhonnchadha: 'Vikings in Galway Bay, 807: What did they see?'
5.18pm: Nollaig Ó Muraíle: 'The name of Galway/Gaillimh (& adjacent places)'
5.26pm: Kieran Hoare: 'Galway: from seigneurial borough to royal port'
5.40pm: Joe Mannion: 'The shiring of Co. Galway'
5.48pm: Padraig Lenihan: 'A city beset: Galway 1651-52 and 1691'
5.56pm: Orla Power: Surprise topic!
6.04pm: Willie Henry: 'Famine in Galway'
6.20pm: Cathal Smith: 'Galway landlords and tenants in the 19th century'
6.28pm: Tom Kenny: 'Woodquay, 1850, in a painting by William Joseph J.C. Bond'
6.36pm: Jackie Uí Chionna: 'Water, water, everywhere!'Fisheries & industry on the Corrib'
6.44pm: Geraldine Curtin: 'Galway behind bars'
7.00pm: Tadhg Foley: 'Wilfrid Scawen Blunt: poet and political prisoner in Galway gaol'
7.08pm: Conor Montague: 'Galway in the New Century: an occasion for free drink'
7.16pm: Mary Clancy: 'Nora Barnacle lived here'
7.24pm: Dara Folan: '"Gaillimh na nGael": The 1913 Oireachtas & the Gaelic revival in Galway'
7.35pm: Cormac Ó Comhraí: 'Galway gaol during the revolution, 1919-1923'
7.43pm: John Cunningham: 'Lord Dunkellin and the Galway soviet of 1922'
7.51pm: Laura Pomeroy: 'Mary Devenport O'Neill: writing the Free State'
7.59pm: Caitriona Clear: 'Galway women and childbirth, 1924-1948'
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