Sun May 5th 2019
All day talks and lunch: “In Pursuit of the Heiress”
- Dr. Anthony Malcomson: “The drawbacks and dangers of heiress hunting”
- Judy Brittain: “The decorative life of Marie Antoinette – the glittering road to the Guillotine”
- Dr. Kieran Groeger: “The Abduction of Mary Pike in 1797 – A closer look”
- Dr. Dagmar O’Riain-Raedel: “The Irish ‘Wild Geese’: In search of fortune in the Habsburg Empire”
Sun June 16th 2019
Poetry afternoon: The John Betjeman Festival
Sun July 7th 2019
All day talks and lunch: “Politics in the Blackwater Valley”
Sun Oct 6th 2019
All day talks and lunch: “Scandal in the Big House”
Sunday 9th September 2018 10am – 4pm at Dromana House and Gardens
Dr Peter Murray: ‘The Influence of Italy on taste in Irish country houses in the eighteenth century’.
Julian Walton: ‘The libraries of the Big Houses in Co. Waterford’.
Dr Patricia McCarthy: ‘A fit setting for Persons of Noble Birth and Rank’ – Dromana’s sumptuous apartments.
Dr Conor Lucey: ‘The stuccoed interior in Georgian Ireland’.
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A celebration of the 250th anniversary of her birth.
Sunday July 15th 2018 10 am – 4 pm
Dromana House and Gardens
- Prof Claire Connolly (UCC): ‘Three around Edgeworthstown’
- Dr Eibhear Walshe (UCC): ‘Bringing down the house: Castle Rackrent and the Big House Novel’
- ‘Maria in Mind’: One-woman show starring Carmel O’Leary and directed by Johnny Hanrahan
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