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FRIDAY, 28 AUGUST, THE LIBRARY, CAHERSIVEEN

9:30am            Opening Address, Mr. Justice Hugh O’Flaherty.

 

9:45am            Daniel O’Connell and his Worlds

Speakers:

“Edmund Burke and Daniel O’Connell: Contrasting Champions of Catholic Emancipation”, Professor John McCarthy, Fordham University, New York.

“O’Connell and Education”, Professor Daire Keogh, President, St. Patrick’s College of Education.

“O’Connell and the Labour Movement”, Dr. Maura Cronin, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick.

 

11:15am          Refreshments

 

11:45am          The Landscape of South Kerry

Speakers:

“Alexander Nimmo: Mapping South Kerry in the early-Nineteenth Century”, Dr. Arnold Horner, UCD.

“Communities, Landscape and Culture in Contemporary South Kerry”, Dr. Brendan O’Keeffe, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick.

 

2:30pm            The Daniel O’Connell Lecture

Speaker:          Professor Michael Murphy, President, University College Cork.

 

3:30pm            The Historical Legacy of Cahersiveen

Conducted Tour by Junior Murphy, departing from The Library.

 

5:15pm

“The Influence of Landscape, Agriculture and Sport in Iveragh”, Frank O’Leary (Veterinary Surgeon and Former St. Mary’s and County Footballer)

Con Keating GAA Park, Cahersiveen

 

7:30pm

Re-Dedication of the Nuns’ Chapel, O’Connell Memorial Church. Celebrant: Fr. Niall Howard, CC, Killarney.

 

8:30pm            Public Reception: Community Centre, Cahersiveen.

 


 

SATURDAY, 29 AUGUST, DERRYNANE HOUSE, CAHERDANIEL

10:00am          South Kerry in Revolution and Rebellion

Speakers:

“John Redmond’s Visit to South Kerry, 1914″, Dr. Conor Mulvagh, UCD.

“South Kerry in the Era of Revolution”, Dr. Tim Horgan, Tralee.

“Albinia Broderick”, Mr. Pádraig Ó Conchubhair, Ballylongford

 

11:30am          Refreshments

 

12:00pm          “O’Connell and his Impact Outside Ireland”, Professor Maurice Bric, UCD.

 

12:45pm          Derrynane House: A National Resource

Chris O’Neill, Park Superintendent, OPW, Killarney

 

2:15 pm           The Influence of O’Connell outside Ireland

Speakers:

“O’Connell and the British Parliament”, Mr. Dan Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland.

“O’Connell and Frederick Douglass”, Dr. Fionnghuala Sweeney, University of Newcastle

 

3:30pm            The Folklore of South Kerry

Speakers:

“Sean O’Connell, Folklorist”, Professor Rionach Ui Ogain, UCD

“Folklore and the Classroom”, Micheal O’Leidhin, Ballinskelligs.

“Dan Murphy, Ballinskellings Storyteller”, Máire nic an Rí, Waterville and Kildare.

 

4:45pm            Closing Remarks, Minister Jimmy Deenihan, TD.

 

8:00pm            Concert, Janet Harbison and Friends.

Caherdaniel Community Centre.


Sunday, 30 August, Caherdaniel

9:30am            Memorial Mass for the O’Connell Family.

Celebrant: Most Rev. Dr. Ray Browne, D.D., Bishop of Kerry.