“A Terrible Beauty is Born: Ireland, 1912 – 1922”

Editors Note: This is an archived blog post from 21/9/2012.

“A Terrible Beauty is Born: Ireland, 1912 – 1922” One-Day Conference

The Irish World Heritage Centre in Manchester will be hosting a one-day conference on:

A Terrible Beauty is Born: Ireland, 1912 – 1922

Saturday, 29th September 2012

The Conference will explore the events of the period 1912 – 1922 in Irish history, a decade of enormous change. It will provide an opportunity to ask critical and ethical questions about revolution, revivals and the violence of the past, the ongoing process of justice, peace and reconciliation in the context of the present day and our vision for a shared future and explore topics such as the Gaelic Revival, The Ulster Covenant, the Women’s Movement and the implications of the changing political scene at that time in Ireland.

Conference schedule;

Registration – 9:30am – 10:00am

10:00am Patricia Byrne “Women go West to Achill”.

11:00am Break for refreshments

11:15am Dr. Donal McAnallen “Revolution on the Park and in the Boardroom: “Sport and the Radicalisation of Ireland, 1912-22”.

12:15pm Break for lunch

1:45pm Dr. Myrtle Hill  “Conflicting Identities: Women in the North of Ireland 1910-22.”

2.45pm Break for refreshments

3:00pm Professor Paul Bew: “By any means necessary”: the strange death of liberal Ireland 1912-22″.

The cost of the event is £15 (£12 conc) which includes lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

Further details here.



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