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'Island Voices' Lecture 'Shovel, Bayonet and Pen: Digging for nationhood'

23 September 2016

The first of the ‘Island Voices’ lecture series was held on Thursday September 22nd at the Tower Museum.

Local author Dave Duggan delivered a lecture on the life and work of Francis Ledwidge entitled 'Shovel, Bayonet and Pen: Digging for nationhood'.

The series continues on Thursday 20th October with a lecture from Professor Elizabeth Crooke discussing ‘Remembrance and Neglect: Negotiating 1916 in 2016’.
The final lecture series will take place on Thursday 24th November with Aindrias Ó Cathasaigh discussing ‘The Irish Language and the Rising’. All lectures are free of charge and will include lunch.
Lunch will be from 12:30pm-1:00pm and Lectures from 1:00pm-2:00pm.

For more information or to book places please contact the Tower Museum on (028) 7137 2411 or email [email protected].

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