Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

An evening of short talks by UCC scholars celebrating Cork

A sociable and enriching evening of short talks by some of UCC's most celebrated scholars. The theme will be a celebration of Cork as part of Cork Rebel Week.


  • History Recording the Greatness of Michael Collins at de Valera's Expense? The Irish Press & Michael Collins 1931-1995 - Talk by Dr Gabriel Doherty, Lecturer, Department of History,UCC
  • 'Rebels with Many Causes': Cork's Short Story Writers and the Irish Revolution - Talk by Dr Hilary Lennon, Harriet O'Donovan Sheehy Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of English, UCC
  • Intermission
  • How Cork City Links Together A Diverse County - Talk by Professor William J Smyth, Emeritus Professor of Geography, UCC
  • Cork Wit - 'Way Ahead of You Boy'! - Talk by Professor Des MacHale, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, UCC & Author of over 40 books on humour
  • Panel Discussion - Q&A Moderated by Professor Claire Connolly, Head of the School of English, UCC

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Category: Public Lectures and Seminars: Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Time: 7pm-9.30pm
Location: Aula Maxima, UCC
Target Audience: Alumni, visitors and friends all welcome
Admission Price: € Free (registration required)
Contact: Caroline Waters
+353 21 490 2040

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