Old Drogheda Society
OLD DROGHEDA SOCIETY / DROGHEDA MUSEUM
20th ANNUAL JOHN BOYLE O’REILLY AUTUMN SCHOOL
SUN 19th OCT 2014
10:00 Coffee and registration
10:30 - 11:15 Brian Hanley World War One and Ireland: look back in anger.
11:15 - 12:00 Phillip Orr Unionism and the Great War
12:00 - 12:45 Brendan Matthews Kill or Cure – A Local Commercial Scheme to Collect Wild Medicinal Herbs for Use in the War (Researched by Liz King & Brendan Matthews)
LUNCH 12:45 – 2:00
2:00 – 2:45 Mary Muldowney Overcoming barriers of class and gender: The experience of Irish women workers during the First World War.
2:45 - 3:30 Francis Devine James Connolly and the Irish Neutrality League
3:30 - 4:15 Seán Corcoran The Dead of Drogheda Arise – local impact of the First World War.
4:15 - 5:00 Open Forum
Cost is €20 ( including light lunch in Tower Restaurant) €10 for lectures only
Booking essential to email@example.com or phone 041-9833097
Old Drogheda Society - History, Archaeology & HeritageMillmount, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland. Tel. 041-9833097