National Irish Studies Conference

Manchester Irish Festival 2018

Event Date

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 9:00am

NATIONAL IRISH STUDIES CONFERENCE

Presented by the Manchester Irish Education Group (MIEG)

Saturday 10 March

NATIONAL IRISH STUDIES CONFERENCE Presented by the Manchester Irish Education Group (MIEG) Saturday 10 March 2018, 9am - 4.30pm Irish World Heritage Centre 1 Irish Town Way (off Queens Road), Cheetham, Manchester M8 0AE, UK [Next to Queens Road Metrolink Station on the Bury Line https://tfgm.cpm/public-transport/tram ]
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Kevin Bean: Twenty years since the Good Friday Agreement Linda Ervine: The Miracle that is Turas (English language in East Belfast)
WORKSHOPS: Michael Sheehan: The Red & The Green (MUFC & their Irish links) Fergus O’Connor: Valentia Island in the 19th Century Catherine Feeney: Women of Ireland
Afterwards you are cordially invited to a combined reading (20 minutes) of Kate Bevan/ Michael Sheehan’s ‘The Great Hunger’ There will be an IRISH BOOK STALL

Ticket cost: £20 by post or £25 at the door Includes lunch and refreshments
Cheques payable to: Manchester Irish Education Group Book a place by sending your details to: MIEG, 12 Nabbs Fold, Greenmount, Bury BL8 4EH Contact: 07958917780 or 01204 886418 Email: ManlrishEdGroup@gmail.com ManIrishEdGroup www.manirishedgroup.org.uk
AN ROINN GNÓTHAÍ EACHTRACHA AGUS TRADÁLÁ NA hÉIREANN DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE OF IRELAND