Eachtra Journal

ISSN 2009-2237

Explosive Substances: Politics and Culture in the 19th Century

July, 2011 · Written by: John Tierney Print This Page This entry is part 19 of 33 in the Issue 11

Youghal Celebrates History

Mall Arts Centre
Town Hall, Youghal

Youghal is holding its 9th Annual Conference, organised by Youghal Celebrates History.
The subject of this year’s conference is ‘Politics and Culture in the 19th Century’. Conference attendees will be treated to thought-provoking and entertaining lectures by eminent speakers who will share their knowledge and insights into the changing role of Politics and Culture in 19th Century Ireland.

Conference Programme

9.00-9.45      Registration
9.45-10.00    Official Opening of Conference
10.00-10.45  FELIX LARKIN (Dublin): ‘Keeping an eye on Youghal: the Freeman’s Journal and the Plan of Campaign in East Cork, 1886-1892′
10.45-11.15  Coffee.
11.15-12.00  BILL POWER (Mitchelstown): ‘Going to War in the Name of God: Monsignor Daniel Keller of Youghal and the Priests of Cloyne during the Land War’
12.00-12.45  PETER MURRAY (Crawford Gallery, Cork): ‘Lady Caroline Lamb’s 1816 Romantic novel “Glenarvon”, written at Lismore Castle, and its place in the art, politics and literature of the period.
12.45-14.30  Lunch Break
14.30-15.15  IAN D’ALTON (Dublin): ‘Before Molly Keane: Image and reality in the lives of the 19th century gentry of East Cork and West Waterford’
15.15-16.00  EIBHEAR WALSHE (UCC): ‘Burning Down the House: Molly Keane, Elizabeth Bowenand the Big House Novel’
16.00-16.45  TADHG O’KEEFFE (UCD): ‘The back-lanes, alleys and courts of 19th-century Youghal’
16.45-17.30: ‘You  Can  Judge  a  Book  by  its  Cover’: The Bookmap of Munster, an interactive session.

9.15-9.45      Registration
9.45-10.00    Opening Remarks
10.00-10.45  FINTAN DUFFY (Waterford Institute of Technology): ‘The Decorative architecture of Youghal as a Victorian resort town’
10.45-11.15  Coffee
11.15-12.00  JOAN ROCKLEY (Cork): Edward Fitzgerald of Youghal: architect and antiquary
12.00-12.45  DÁITHÍ KEARNEY (UCC): Singing sentiment: Gaelic poetry and songs in East Cork
12.45-13.00  Discussion, Questions
13.00-15.00  Lunch Break
15.00:           Field Trip

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