Remembering 1919 – War, Politics & Sport Conference

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Are you a die-hard history buff? Maynooth University‘s Decade of Commemorations Committee, in association with the Department of History, is organising Remembering 1919 – War, Politics & Sport in Revolutionary Ireland. This comprehensive conference is taking place for the full day next Saturday (28th September) on Maynooth’s campus. While tickets are available to buy on the day, you must register your interest using the Eventbrite link below.

Remembering 1919 – War, Politics & Sport Conference

This conference marks the centenary of three major events in Irish history – the start of the War of Independence, the formation of Dáil Éireann and Kildare’s victory over Galway in the All-Ireland Football Final.

  •  Location: Renehan Hall, South Campus, Maynooth University
  • Registration fee: (including refreshments & lunch): €20, payable in cash on the day.
  • Date: Sat, 28 September 2019
  • Time: 10:30 – 16:00

About Maynooth University

Maynooth University is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland and is located in Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland. It is almost Ireland’s youngest university (after TU Dublin), having been founded by the Universities Act, 1997 from the secular faculties of the now separate St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, which was founded in 1795.

Find out more about the conference line-up, or to register your spot, here.


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