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)’.
- 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’.
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€75 pp or €130 for 2 persons to include morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea. Programme subject to change without notice.
Sunday June 16, 2019
in conjunction with Joan Clancy Gallery in the Waterford Gaeltacht.
Numbers are limited, so pre-booking is highly recommended. €16 pp; children under 12 years free.
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Sunday 5th May 2019 10.30 am – 4pm
All day talks and lunch: “In Pursuit of the Heiress”
- Julian Walton: “The drawbacks and dangers of heiress hunting” more
- Judy Brittain: “The decorative life of Marie Antoinette – the glittering road to the Guillotine” more
- Dr. Kieran Groeger: “The Abduction of Mary Pike and that fateful night in Vernon Mount, Cork” more
- Dr. Dagmar O’Riain-Raedel: “The Irish ‘Wild Geese’: In search of fortune in the Habsburg Empire” more
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€70 pp or €125 for 2 persons to include morning coffee, lunch & afternoon tea.
(programme subject to change)
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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