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Cavan and the Rising: A Conference An Cabhán agus an Éirí Amach: Comhdháil

  • Start / Tús:
  • 08.06.16
  • End / Críoch:
  • 09.06.16
  • Cavan Town and Bailieborough
  • Baile an Chabháin agus Coill an Chollaigh
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Cavan Library service will host a two-day 1916 themed conference and exhibition on 8th and 9th June.

Beidh Seirbhís Leabharlainne an Chabháin i mbun comhdhála agus taispeántais dhá lá ar théama 1916 an 8 agus an 9 Meitheamh.

The conference will commence on Wednesday 8th June in Johnston Central Library. Maurice O’Keeffe from “Irish Life and Lore" who has conducted interviews with relatives of those involved in 1916 will deliver the keynote lecture at the launch. 

On Thursday 9th June Dr Micheline Sheehy–Skeffington will speak about her grandfather Francis Sheehy-Skeffington who was born in Bailieborough, Co Cavan and was executed by the British Army on the Wednesday of Easter week. Father Liam Kelly will discuss the life of Sean Mac Diarmada who attended Tullynamoyle School near Dowra as an adult to learn the Irish language. Dr Brendan Scott will focus on Cavan’s connection with the Rising. On Thursday evening Micheline Sheehy–Skeffington will unveil a plaque in honour of her grandfather at Bailieborough Library in association with The Ulster History Circle. 

Entertainment will be provided by Bailieborough’s Community Choir and the Bailieborough School of Music.

Refreshments will be served in the Library after proceedings.

Please download the programme here.

 

Cuirfear tús leis an gcomhdháil ar an gCéadaoin an 8 Meitheamh i Leabharlann Láir Bhaile Sheáin. Tabharfaidh Maurice O’Keeffe ón “Irish Life and Lore”, a rinne agallaimh le daoine muinteartha na ndaoine a bhí rannpháirteach i 1916, an phríomhléacht ag an seoladh. 

Déardaoin, an 9 Meitheamh, labhróidh an Dr Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington faoina seanathair Francis Sheehy-Skeffington a rugadh i gCoill an Chollaigh, Co. an Chabháin agus a chuir Arm na Breataine chun báis Céadaoin Sheachtain na Cásca. Pléifidh an tAthair Liam Kelly saol Sheáin Mhic Dhiarmada a d’fhreastail ar Scoil Thulaigh na Maoile gar don Damhshraith mar dhuine fásta chun an Ghaeilge a fhoghlaim. Díreoidh an Dr Brendan Scott ar nasc an Chabháin leis an Éirí Amach. Ar tráthnóna Déardaoin nochtfaidh Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington leacht in onóir a seanathar ag Leabharlann Choill an Chollaigh i gcomhar le Ciorcal Staire Uladh. 

Cuirfidh Cór Pobail Choill an Chollaigh agus Scoil Cheoil Choill an Chollaigh an tsiamsaíocht ar fáil.

Beidh sólaistí ar fáil sa  Leabharlann i ndiaidh na n-imeachtaí.

Íoslódáil an clár anseo.

 

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