Posts tagged with ‘history’

  • Cork Harbour Festival -Lunchtime Lectures St. Peters

    Lunchtime Lecture

    - by Joya

    • June 5, 2018
      13:10 - 14:00

    With Department of History, UCC. ‘Ireland and the Islands of Ocean on Medieval Maps’ Dr Diarmuid Scully lectures in medieval history at the School of History, University College Cork. His research interests include medieval maps and representations of Irish and English identity in text and image. The Lunchtime Lecture has become an established and highly (more…)

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    North Main Street, Cork City


  • Prisoners of Spike Exhibition for Cork Harbour Festival

    Spike Island: People and Place 1847-1883

    - by Joya

    • June 6, 2018
      10:30 - 17:00
    • June 7, 2018
      10:30 - 17:00
    • June 8, 2018
      10:30 - 17:00
    • June 9, 2018
      13:00 - 17:00
    • June 10, 2018
      13:00 - 17:00

    (Closed Mon-Tues). With Sirius Arts Centre. The exhibition features visual records of Spike Island in the Victorian era along with a selection of personal narratives drawn from the book ‘Too Beautiful for Thieves and Pickpockets: A history of the Victorian Convict Prison on Spike Island’ by Cal McCarthy and Barra O’Donnabhain. FREE Public Talk Sat (more…)

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    The Old Yacht Club, Cobh, Co. Cork


  • Cork Harbour Festival -St Peter's Lunchtime lecture 2

    Lunchtime Lecture

    - by Joya

    • June 7, 2018
      13:10 - 14:00

    With Department of History, UCC. ‘For Ireland and Empire’: The 19th century migration of Irish professionals to British India and other parts of the Empire’ Dr Christopher Shepard is a historian and International Strategy Officer managing UCC’s operations in South Asia. His research focuses on higher education and the Irish Diaspora, with a special focus (more…)

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    North Main Street, Cork City


  • Queenstown Story for Cork Harbour Festival

    The Queenstown Story Exhibition

    - by Joya

    • June 2, 2018 - June 10, 2018
      09:30 - 17:00

    With Cobh Heritage Centre. The Queenstown Story takes the visitor on a journey walking in the footsteps of our emigrant ancestors, where 3 million Irish people departed for distant shores. The exhibition brings the accounts of Irish Emigration from Cork Harbour in the early 1600’s to the 1950’s to life. Immerse yourself in the stories (more…)

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    Cobh, Co. Cork