Clare 2000 - Milestones in History

Cumann Seandálaíochta agus Staire and Chláir
The Clare Archaeological and Historical Society

Saturday 1st - Sunday 2nd April 2000
The Old Ground Hotel, Ennis

Saturday 1st April
9.30 am Registration
10.00 am "When the first Church Bell Tolled"
Early Christian Clare
John Sheehan, Archaeologist, NUI Cork
11.30 am Coffee
12 noon "Captains of their Nation . . ."
The Rise of the Dál Cais and the Uí Bhriain

Brian Ó Daláigh, Primary School Principal who has published widely on the history of County Clare.
Questions and Answers
1.15 pm Lunch
2.30 pm Bus Tour - Depart Old Ground Hotel
A Shannon Development representative will meet the group at Bunratty Castle.

Sunday 2nd April

10.00 am "Mediaeval Thomond"
The Creation of Dioceses and the Arrival of the New Monastic Orders
Kenneth Nicholls, History Department, NUI Cork
11.14 am Coffee
11.45 "To hell or to Connacht and Clare"
17th Century Ethnic Cleansing
Pat Nugent, Geography Department, NUI Cork
1.00pm-2.00pm Lunch
2.15 pm "Daniel O'Connell"
Clare and Catholic Emancipation
Dr. Maura Cronin, Lecturer in History at Mary Immaculate Training College, Limerick.
3.45 pm "Paternal Access . . ."
The Land War in Clare
John Kelly, Community College, Scariff
5.00 pm Summing up, Coffee and Close of Conference.

Attendance at the Conference is open to all on payment of the conference charge which covers such refreshments as may be served during the week-end as well as attendance at all the lectures.
The conference charge is as follows:

Members of the Society:  £20.00
Non-Members of the Society £35.00
Full-time students £15.00

For those unable to attend for the full Conference, entry to various lectures will be possible on payment of the appropriate charge.  A seperate charge will be made for the bus tour.

Full Lunch, Buffet Lunch, Bar Lunch, Snacks, Coffee, etc. available.

Further Information from:
Hon. Secretary: Mrs Mary Kearns
Ballycarroll, Barefield, Ennis, Co. Clare.
Tel: 065 - 6822464
Hon. Treasurer: Mr. James Healy
"Inisgrove", Loughville, Ennis, Co. Clare
Tel: 065 - 6820119

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