Free Lunch Time Talks: Bruce Arnold, The Importance of Truthful Family History in Irish Culture

The Summer Talks at lunchtime will take place every Tuesday and Thursday in August & September from 1-2pm,

Bruce Arnold

Thursday 24th of September

bruce arnold

The Importance of Truthful Family History in Irish Culture

This talk will be a personal take on the place of family history in Irish culture.

Venue:National Library of Ireland.


Bruce Arnold is a writer and journalist. He has published twenty three books and is former Chief Critic of the Irish Independent, writing about art, theatre, music and politics. He was born in London, educated in the Cotswolds and then went to university in Dublin, reading Modern Languages. He is a Fellow of Trinity College. In 2003 he was made an Officer of the British Empire; the honour, bestowed by Queen Elizabeth, was for services to journalism and to Anglo-Irish relations. He earned a Doctorate of Letters from University College, Dublin, part of the National University of Ireland. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and an honorary academician of the Royal Hibernian Academy.


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