Series of talks remembering the Easter Rising

Published: 7th April 2016

A series of talks which explore the history of the Easter Rising and its influence on the Irish language will take place in the Strule Arts Centre, Omagh, in April and May.

Starting on Tuesday 19 April, the talks programme has been organised by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council to mark the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising.

Speakers will include Aindrias Ó Cathasaigh, a Dublin based historian; Conal Mac Seáin, who has recently completed a PhD on the life and works of Énri Ó Muirgheasa; Dr Fionntán de Brún, a senior lecturer at the University of Ulster; and Dr Regina Uí Chollatáin, Head of School at UCD School of Irish.

Talks will take place on Tuesday 19 and 26 April and Thursday 5 and 12 May 2016 in the Strule Arts Centre. All talks will start at 7.30 pm, will be delivered in English and are free to attend. Everyone welcome.

For further information on the talks series visit Fermanagh and Omagh District Council’s website or contact the Council’s Irish Language Officer, Kevin Goodwin, on 0300 303 1777 or email kevin.goodwin@fermanaghomagh.com. 

 

 

 

 

 

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