The World of Nano Nagle: ’The Catholic Interest in the late 18th century Ireland’

Maurice Bric UCD: The World of Nano Nagle: ’The Catholic Interest in the late 18th century Ireland’

The lecture will examine the Ireland in which Nano Nagle grew up and developed her mission. An Ireland of great change during which the Penal Laws were enforced, ignored and abolished.

Also on the day Charles Lysaght, Dublin based biographer and Mathew descendant, will speak on 'Nano Nagle's Mathew Mother's Home' and Declan Downey, U.C.D. will speak about 'Nano Nagle's Jacobite Heritage and her family's continental networks.

Oral History Training Course - Cork Folklore Project

Our next training course for 2018 'An Introduction to Oral History – the Life Cycle Approach' takes place on Saturday 20th October 2018 in Cork Folklore Project, Cork City.

Booking is currently open for members only, but remaining places will be made available to non-members from Monday 1st October.

This one day workshop will offer a basic introduction to all aspects in the life cycle of an oral history project including commissioning, interviewing, disseminating and archiving oral history.

The Terence MacSwiney Weekend, Kilmurry

A wonderful weekend in Kilmurry commemorating Terence MacSwiney is set to take place from October 19th to 21st 2018 featuring some excellent speakers, specially commissioned music performed by Peadar Ó Ríada; a session on Terence MacSwiney's Poetry and a tour of MacSwiney locations in the area.

Tickets and more information on the weekend itself are available on

The event is being supported by Cork County Council through its Creative Ireland Programme.