24 October 2013

Strokestown Park's winter lectures

Strokestown Park House, in association with the Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses & Estates, NUI Maynooth, has announced a series of informative public lectures to take place at Strokestown Park House from up to April 2014. Attendance is free and all are welcome to attend.

The next lecture will take place on Sunday 24 November at 3pm by Sinéad Byrne (NUI Maynooth). It is entitled 'Hyde and his work need money': Douglas Hyde in North America 1905-06.

Lectures planned for 2014 include Sunday 9 February at 3pm by Mel Farrell (NUI Maynooth): 'the Leitrim Famine Rentals: A case study.'

The lecture on Sunday 9th March at 3pm will be given by Jacqueline Corwley (NUI Maynooth): 'History repeats itself': Was the incumbered estates court the 'NAMA' of 1850s?

Sunday 6 April at 3pm, Fidelma Byrne (NUI Maynooth): will talk on 'Thou shalt not kill': murder in pre-famine Ireland: the case of Robert Rickerby, 1817.

For more information or to book your place at the lectures contact Strokestown Park House on 071 9633013 or email info@strokestownpark.ie

The Irish National Famine Museum is located in the original Stable Yards of Strokestown Park House, in Stokestown, Co Roscommon.