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Media control during Ireland’s revolutionary decade

18 Nov 2014
Media control during Ireland’s revolutionary decade

Dr Donal O’Drisceoil will deliver a paper: ‘Sledgehammers, blue pencils and the rough first draft: media control during Ireland’s revolutionary decade’. The seminar will be held in the Seminar Room, Tyrconnell, at 12noon, on Monday 24th November

Dr Donal O’Drisceoil will deliver a paper: ‘Sledgehammers, blue pencils and the rough first draft: media control during Ireland’s revolutionary decade’.

Dr O’Drisceoil is a Senior Lecturer in the School of History, and his research interests include Irish Media History, Irish Political History, the History of the Irish Revolution, Irish Labour History, Cork Local History and Censorship in 20th Century Ireland. He has published extensively in these areas. Dr O’Drisceoil is a regular contributor to historical documentaries on television and radio, most prominently the highly-acclaimed and popular The Burning of Cork (2005). He worked as historical advisor on the award-winning film of the Irish revolution, The Wind that Shakes the Barley (2006), and Jimmy's Hall (2014), both directed by  Ken Loach.

The seminar will be held in the Seminar Room, Tyrconnell, at 12noon, on Monday 24th November. Tyronnell is located on Perrot Avenue, leading to Hayfield Manor. The building is at the corner of the cul-de-sac immediately before the entrance to Hayfield Manor.

With best wishes,

Dr Diarmuid Scully,

Secretary,

School of History Research Committee

 

School of History

Scoil na Staire

Tyrconnell,Off College Road,Cork,Ireland.

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