This is a reminder of the upcoming conference, Irish Fisheries, Food Products & Exports Since Medieval Times, which will take place this weekend on Saturday 9 November, 2013, in the Helen Roe Theatre, 63 Merrion Street, Dublin 2.
The conference is organised by the Discovery Programme, in association with the Agricultural History Society of Ireland and the Irish Environmental History Network.
The conference will begin at 9.45am with registration and coffee. Attendance is free.
Peter Woodman (UCC), opening address: Prehistoric Fishers, Some Evidence and Problems.
Liam Downey (UCD/Maynooth) and Ingelise Stuijts (Discovery Programme): Went Revisited: 12th - 19th Century Fisheries.
Kieran Hickey (NUI Galway): Evidence of the Export of Marine and River Fish and other Marine Life from Ireland to Bristol, UK, in the 16th Century.
Stephen Davis (UCD): The Drogheda Boat and the Fishing, Curing and Preserving of Herring.
Regina Sexton (UCC): 'Tayl to Salt, Head to Boil', Some Observations on the Treatment of Fish in Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth-Century Irish Manuscript Receipt Collections.
Ciara Breathnach (University of Limerick): The Congested Districts Boards and Sea Industries: Photographic Evidence of Poverty and Development, 1891-1914.
Sylvester O’Muiri (Independent): Sea Fisheries in Ireland, 1890-1952.
- Old Drogheda Society - History, Archaeology & Heritage - Millmount, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland. Tel. 041-9833097 & 041-9833097