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Welcome to the Eneclann events listing – this item is so popular in our newsletter we’ve had to create its own page!

Dr Stephen Harrison talk at the Ferns Gathering

Dr Stephen Harrison will be giving a lecture on the battlefields of south-east Ireland, based on the innovative research from the Irish Battlefields Project on Saturday 8th June at the Ferns Gathering. Read more about the Ferns Gathering.

Genealogy workshops at the Ferns Gathering

The Ferns Gathering weekend, between the 7th and 9th of June is similarly an action-packed weekend. On Saturday afternoon you can attend free genealogy workshops and lectures given by our own Fiona and Brian.

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Ancestral Connections genealogy summer school

Ancestral Connections: names, places and spaces is a University College Cork genealogy summer school offering a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research.  All aspects of the subject are covered by a series of presentations and ‘hands on’ workshops given by a selection of Ireland’s leading genealogical lecturers and experts, including Eneclann’s Brian and Fiona. The latest online and offline sources are described and explained in presentations which will be of great interest to the seeker of Irish roots and family history, whether beginner or expert.

Aughrim Military History Summer School

The third summer school focuses on west of Ireland battles and individuals. On Saturday 13th July John Cronin and Damian Shiels will be talking about the Battle of Knockdoe, examined as part of the Irish Battlefields Project that Eneclann researched. Read more.

The World of Richard Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork

Taking place in University College Cork on 21st and 22nd June this conference examines Richard Boyle, the First Earl of Cork (1566-1643). He was viewed by his contemporaries as a model English Planter, who best realised the aims of the Munster Plantation by forging a model English Protestant ‘Commonwealth’ on his estates. The conference forms part of an Irish Research Council project to map his Irish estates, re-evaluating his contributions to 17th century Ireland.  For further details contact Dr. Colin Rynne at c.rynne@ucc.ie

Hill of Tara lecture series 2013

Wednesdays at 8pm in July marks the Hill of Tara Lecture Series 2013. Lectures cover 3D Laser Scanning in Offaly, rock art at the Hill of Ward, digitally recording monuments and ogham stones in 3D.  Entry is free and lectures are being held at the Hill of Tara Visitor Centre.

Quaker Historical Lecture

J. Glynn Douglas will be speaking at 7pm on Thursday 13th June at Quaker House, Dublin on ‘Senator James G. Douglas (1887-1954): concerned Quaker in public life’. This talk is on one of the few Quaker families in favour of Home Rule and a man who managed to embrace Irish nationalism without losing his Quaker pacifism. More information on the Quaker Historical Lecture.

Louth County Libraries Genealogical SeminarPages from Genealogy Seminar A5 Flyer

Eneclann’s Fiona will be speaking on ‘Survival Through Assimilation 1641-1800: evidence for the people of Ireland’ at the Louth County Libraries Genealogical Seminar. This free seminar is taking place on Saturday September 14th in Dundalk Branch Library. Read more about the Louth County Libraries Genealogical Seminar.

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