Northern Ireland Centenary Programme
‘Shedding Light on the Past’ Programme
As part of Fermanagh and Omagh District Council’s programme to reflect on the centenary of the foundation of Northern Ireland, the Council delivered the ‘Shedding Light on the Past’ programme of shared history online lectures on the period 1918 – 1922. The talks were given by some of Ireland’s most eminent historians and academics.
A recorded talk by Dr Éamon Pheonix supported by the Northern Ireland Digital Screen Archive. Dr Éamon Phoenix is a political historian and broadcaster and a member of the Taoiseach’s Expert Advisory Group on Commemorations.
A recorded talk by Prof Diarmaid Ferriter. Professor Diarmaid Ferriter is Professor of Modern Irish History at University College, Dublin and the author of the recent study of Partition.
A recorded talk by Dr Russell Rees. Dr Russell Rees is a political historian, former history teacher and author of ‘Ireland 1905-25’.
A recorded talk by Dr Margaret Ward. Dr Margaret Ward is a lecturer at Queen’s University, Belfast and the author of several books on women and the Irish Revolution.
A recorded talk by Dr Alan Parkinson. Dr Alan Parkinson is a former Senior Lecturer in Southbank University, London, and the author of the book ‘A Difficult Birth: The Early Years of Northern Ireland 1921-25’.
A recorded talk by Dr Sinead McCoole. Dr Sinéad McCoole is a professional historian who curated exhibitions on Irish History and Art in Ireland and the USA, and the author of a biography of Lady Hazel Lavery.
A recorded talk by Dr Éamon Phoenix. Dr Éamon Phoenix is a political historian and broadcaster and a member of the Taoiseach’s Expert Advisory Group on Commemorations.