Power and Politics in the Blackwater Valley

Sunday July 7th 2019
Dromana House Cappoquin Co. Waterford
10.30 – 4pm

  • Prof. Patrick Geoghegan ( TCD): ‘Liberation: Waterford and the Winning of Civil Rights in the Age of Daniel O’Connell’.
  • Dr. Dave Edwards ( UCC): ‘Richard Boyle, Earl of Cork: Statesman and Warlord ( 1629 – 1643)’.
  • Lunch
  • Prof. Tadgh O’Keeffe ( UCD): ‘Home truths about Walter Raleigh, Richard Boyle and Edmund Spenser.’
  • Patrick Cockburn ( The Independent Newpaper London): ‘Power struggles: marriages and money in an Anglo-Irish family in the 19th century’.

Enquiries and booking email: info@dromanahouse.com Tel: +353(86)8186305.

€75 pp or €130 for 2 persons to include morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea. Programme subject to change without notice.

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