Current Talks, Tours and Lectures

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‘Salvation or Starvation? The Disputed Legacy of the Achill Mission Colony’, with Patricia Byrne

Tuesday 23rd October 2018 - Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Tuesday, October 23rd, 1-2pm Location: Istabraq Hall, Limerick City and County Council, Merchant’s Quay  Religiou...

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‘Salvation or Starvation? The Disputed Legacy of the Achill Mission Colony’, with Patricia Byrne

Tuesday 23rd October 2018 - Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Tuesday, October 23rd, 1-2pm Location: Istabraq Hall, Limerick City and County Council, Merchant's Quay  Religious ferment swept Ireland in the early 1800s and evangelical clergyman Edward Nangle set out to lift the destitute people of Achill Island out of degradation and idolatry through his Achill Mission Colony. The fury of the island elements, the devastation [...]

‘Catherine Hayes, Limerick Opera singer’, with Cian O’Carroll

Tuesday 4th December 2018 - Tuesday 4th December 2018

200th Anniversary Tribute Catherine Hayes (1818 - 1861) World Famous Limerick Soprano "The Irish Nightingale", with Cian O'Carroll Tuesday, December 4th, 1-2pm Location: Istabraq Hall, Limerick City and County Council, Merchant's Quay   Catherine Hayes (1818 -1861) was born at 4 Patrick Street, Limerick to a family in poor circumstances - her father was a bandsman [...]

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