Castletown Lecture 1: Emer Crooke, ‘A subject for the crowbar’

The first lecture in the Castletown Winter Lecture Series 2011-2012 takes place at Castletown on Wednesday 5 October 2011 at 8.00pm.

The lecture entitled ‘A subject for the crowbar’: the offer of Bishopscourt, Co. Kildare to the State, 1966-71, will be delivered by Ms Emer Crooke. Emer is a PhD candidate and IRCHSS-funded scholar working under the supervision of Dr Terence Dooley at the Department of History at the National University of Ireland Maynooth.

The lecture will be held in the newly restored East Wing/Stable Wing at Castletown. No booking is required but seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission is €5.00 payable at the door, by cash or cheque only. Patrons are requested to be seated by 7.50pm. Join us for tea/coffee after the lecture.

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