Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Roderic O'Flaherty : A Galway Scholar

Roderic O'Flaherty : A Galway Scholar

This year is the 300th anniversary of the death of the Moycullen historian, Roderic O’Flaherty or Ruaidhrí Uí Fhlaitheartaigh, the 17th century Moycullen-born historian and scholar of international renown.
The Historical Society in Moycullen, which is named after him, is hosting 'The Year of O'Flaherty',  a year-long programme of events and activities, details of which can be found here
The James Hardiman Library is hosting an afternoon seminar on Monday 9th April 1400-1700 at which two scholars will present papers on the work of O’Flaherty.

1400 Welcome & short introduction to O’Flaherty’s life
1415 Cumann Staire Ruaidhrí Uí Fhlaitheartaigh, Moycullen: ‘The Year of O’Flaherty, an overview’
1430 Dr. Bernadette Cunningham (Deputy Librarian, Royal Irish Academy) ‘What did Roderic O’Flaherty read? The books and manuscripts used by a Moycullen scholar’
1515 Coffee break
1545 An tOllamh Nollaig Ó Muraíle (NUIG, retired): ‘O’Flaherty among the scholars': 17th century networking’
Q/A & Close of seminar

If you wish to attend this event please book here.

No comments: