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La Touche Legacy


In association with


Greystones Archaeological


and Historical Society


Greystones Golf Club, Greystones


Friday September 25th – Sunday September 27th 2015


2nd Festival of History:


‘Reflections on the Great War


& the Easter Rising 1916’


Friday 25th September:


16.00 p.m. Official Welcome


16.15 p.m. ‘Wartime Diaries of Elsie Henry covering 1916 & World War 1’

Dr Clara Cullen


17.00 p.m. ‘WW1 Soldier James Lawless, ‘Knockrath’, Church Lane’

Ms Eva O’Hara, Loreto Student


17.30 p.m. ‘That Easter Dawn: The Personalities of 1916’

Mr Turtle Bunbury


18.30 p.m. ‘Launch of Volume 8 of the GAHS Journal’

Mr Turtle Bunbury


Saturday 26th September:


10.00 a.m. ‘Letters of 1916’

Professor Susan Schreibman


11.00 a.m. ‘The 36th Ulster Division’

Mr Philip Orr, Historian


11.45 a.m. ‘The Psychology of the Fighting Irish’

Mr John O'Keeffe


12.30 p.m. ‘Propaganda During WW1’

Mr Ian Kenneally


20.00 p.m. Seminar Dinner in Greystones Golf Club

Guest Speaker Mr John Bruton Former Taoiseach


Sunday 27th September:


11.00 a.m. Jim Brennan Memorial Lecture

‘The La Touche Soldiers’

Mr Michael McGinley


Ticket prices

All Lectures, Tea/Coffee: €30

All Lectures, Tea/Coffee and Seminar Dinner: €50

Phone 01 287 8448 to book a place.