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Roscrea Spring Conference 2013

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The 52th Consecutive Conference - 5th - 6th April, 2013

at Mount St Joseph Abbey, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Roscrea and the Irish midlands in the late twelfth and early thirteenth-centuries; celebrating the first formal record of Parliament in Ireland and the building of the castle: Roscrea 1213.

Programme:

Friday 5th April

7.45pm

The Council of Roscrea, 1213: crown, context and consequences, Dr Adrian Empey

Saturday 6th April

10.15am

The Gaelic background and reaction to the AngloNorman incursion in the SW midlands, and Roscrea in particular, in the late twelfth and early thirteenth-centuries, Dr Edel Bhreathnach, Deputy Director, Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute, UCD

11.30am

An Earthen Castle at Roscrea and a Stone Castle in Nenagh c1213, Con Manning, Senior Archaeologist, Dept Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

12.15pm

Roscrea 800: commemorating 800 years of a castle at Roscrea. Its story illustrated over the centuries to the present day, George Cunningham

Sunday 7th April

12.00pm

The poets and chroniclers of the midlands in the twelfth and thirteenth-centuries, Edel Bhreathnach

12.30pm

The crosslands of medieval Tipperary, Adrian Empey

Part attendance at the conference is possible or attendance at just one lecture is possible for a nominal fee.

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