In a novel partnership with the Irish Society for Archives, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral today announced that it is holding a free seminar on hitherto unseen archives relating to World War One.
Entitled ‘Hidden Pages from World War One‘ the event takes place in St Patrick’s Cathedral on Tuesday February 3 at 7.00 pm. It will explore previously unknown archival sources on soldiers and civilians. Curators representing a variety of national projects and exhibitions will present short papers on sources which they have uncovered through their work.
This event is free of charge and no booking is required in order to attend. It will take place in the Lady Chapel of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral. The evening will begin with a short reception in the ‘Lives Remembered’ exhibition in the North Transept of the building. RTE news anchor Bryan Dobson will chair the proceedings which will commence at 7.30 pm.
Speakers at this event will include:
Nicky Ralston, National Library of Ireland, Curator of Ireland and WW1 exhibition who will give a talk entitled ‘Meeting Michael O’Leary’. This will focus on the way in which the National Library of Ireland uncovered the extraordinary story of Michael O’Leary’s award of the VC through the NLI’s collection …read more