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 2018

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.com/public-transport/tram ]

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

PETER SHIRLOW: Northern Ireland - Truth Friction in Northern Ireland

(Twenty Years of the Good Friday Agreement)

LINDA ERVINE: ‘The Miracle that is Turas’ (Irish 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 

To conclude a combined reading of

Kate Bevan/Michael Sheehan ‘The Great Hunger’

There will be an IRISH BOOK STALL

Tickets 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, BL84EH

Contact: 07958917780 or 01204886418 email ManIrishEdGroup@gmail.com