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Pathways from a Troubled Past: The Shaping of Ireland from Celts and Normans to Plantations, Rebellion and the Union: Early Times to 1800

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Date: Wednesday 31st January 2018, 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th February 2018

Time: 7.30pm-9.30pm

Cost:

Dr Éamon Phoenix

We are delighted that Dr Éamon Phoenix returns to Tara to continue the evening seminars
on the historical context in which we live our lives on this part of the island of Ireland.

This series of five interactive sessions will be illustrated by actual footage and will trace the history of Ireland and, more particularly, of Northern Ireland from the establishment of partition in 1921, the era of Terence O’Neill and the Civil Rights Movement.

Week 1: Ireland: Celts, Vikings, Normans and Religious Change: 150BC – 1500AD
Week 2: Plantations and Reactions: Ireland, Ulster, ‘1641’, Cromwell and the Boyne:
1550- 1691
Week 3: The Rise of ‘The Irish Nation’: The Ascendancy, the Penal Laws and the Emergence
of the ‘Big House’: 1691 – 1770
Week 4: Ireland in the Age of Revolution: From the Patriots to the Volunteers and Reform:
1750 – 1782
Week 5: ‘Who Fears to Speak of ’98?: Political Radicalism, Orangeism, Rebellion and the
Union: Ireland 1780 – 1801

The aim of the workshops is to promote a reconciled society through an informed understanding of our shared history.

A warm Tara Centre welcome is extended to people of all traditions (and/or no tradition at all) who wish to explore this vital background to modern Ireland.

No previous knowledge of Irish history is assumed or required.

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