Professor Diarmaid Ferriter, Professor of Modern Irish History at University College Dublin, will deliver a lecture – 1916: New Perspectives; Old Rows – tomorrow evening, Friday, 22nd January, 2016 at 7.30 p.m. in the first event organised by the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross in this centenary year of the events of 1916. University College Cork, neighbours of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, has kindly made the Aula Maxima available to the Diocese for this event. Admission is without ticket but will be on a first come first served basis.
The evening will be chaired by Dr Linda Connolly, Director of the Institute for Social Science in the 21st Century at UCC. Short responses to Professor Ferriter will be made by UCC historians Dr John Borgonovo and Professor Emeritus John A. Murphy.