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Future Events Programme

Apr

15

11:00

‘Housing the People: Building the State in the first decade of the Free State’

Dr Ruth McManus Associate Professor, Geography School of History & Geography, DCU

  • 📅Monday, April 15, 2024
  • 🕥11:00 - 12:00
  • 🏟Royal St. George Yacht Club (map)

The Free State suffered severe infrastructure damage and damage to the wider economy in the aftermath of the Civil War. With a population less than 3 million in 1922, the estimated shortage was 46,000 houses - ⅔ rural; ⅓ urban. The size of the typical house was 3 rooms and the typical family comprised 5 persons. The typical habitation in Dublin was 1 room, many in overcrowded dilapidated tenements, and 49% of all urban families numbered 6, or more persons each.



Apr

22

11:00

‘Representing Ireland in Brexit Britain and in Trump’s America’

Dan Mulhall 18th Ambassador to United States (2017-2022) 16th Ambassador to United Kingdom (2013-2017)

  • 📅Monday, April 22, 2024
  • 🕥11:00 - 12:00
  • 🏟Royal St. George Yacht Club (map)

Upon retirement, New York University appointed Dan Mulhall Global Distinguished Professor in Irish Studies, teaching a seminar ‘Literature as History - Ireland 1880-1940’. He had been Parnell Fellow at Magdalene College, Cambridge in 2022-2023.

He was granted the Freedom of the City of London in 2017 and made a Freeman of his native Waterford in 2019.



Apr

29

00:00

‘The Coming Revolution in Irish Energy Independence’

Ossian Smyth TD, Minister of State,Communications, Department of Environment, Climate and Communications

  • 📅Monday, April 29, 2024
  • 🕥00:00 - 12:00






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