Heritage Series Spring Programme

FIND OUT MORE Creating New Icons of Irish Saints Wednesday, 1 April 2020 at 8pm POSTPONED (new date to be set) An icon is a religious work of art, most commonly a painting, originating in the cultures of the churches of the East. It employs a characteristic, and very...

Autumn Heritage talks in Lismullin

Irish Women and the French (Eudist) Magdalen asylum movement, 1850s to 1950s Thursday, 31 October 2019 at 8pm In this talk Jacinta Prunty  will deal with the contribution of women, and in particular of women religious to the asylum movement in Ireland from the...
Spring Heritage Series

Spring Heritage Series

Wednesday 27 February 2019 Irish Ancient Herbal Medicine Thursday 21 March 2019 The Irish Folklore of the Schools Portrayal of ‘The Priest’ Thursday 11 April 2019 Medieval Irish Manuscripts in St. Gall,...
Autumn Heritage Series

Autumn Heritage Series

Pilgrims to Santiago from medieval IrelandThursday 22 November 2018 at 8pm The current popularity of the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela is built on medieval foundations. Dr Cunningham’s lecture will trace Irish involvement in one of the major pilgrimages of the...
Oldcastle Internment Camp 1914

Oldcastle Internment Camp 1914

Oldcastle Internment Camp 1914 -18: An OverviewMonday 5th November, 8:00 pm Oldcastle Workhouse served as a civilian internment camp from December 1914 to May 1918, holding almost six hundred Irish-based civilian men of German and Austrian birth as “enemy aliens”. Tom...
Diets from earliest times

Diets from earliest times

What foods were most commonly eaten in Ireland from the earliest times? Wednesday 25th April 8:00 pm An overview will be presented in this lecture of the main food products typically consumed by the Irish population at large from prehistoric times and on through the...