Catholic Historical Society of Ireland Annual Conference

Catholic Historical Society of Ireland Annual Conference
Saturday 10 September 2016
Venue: St Patrick’s Campus, Dublin City University, Drumcondra, Dublin 9
10.00-10.30am Registration
10.30am ‘Tales from the Liber Exemplorum, c.1275-9: a window on preaching and popular religion in medieval Ireland’
Salvador Ryan (St Patrick’s College, Maynooth)
11.15am ‘Catholic guardianship and inheritance in the eighteenth century: circumventing the penal laws’
Eoin Kinsella (Researcher, History & Heritage consultant)
12.00-12.10pm Tea/Coffee
12.10-12.50pm ‘Scribes, disciples, householders (Matt. 12, 52): some reflections on the future of the Irish Church’s past’
John McCafferty (University College Dublin)
Chair: Noelle Dowling (Dublin Diocesan Archives)
12.50pm Lunch
2.00pm ‘Catholics and Catholicism in the Irish press in the early eighteenth century – reporting, representation and response’
Brendan Twomey (Trinity College Dublin)
2.45pm ‘Ireland’s quiet faith crisis: why the papal visit came too late’
Daithí Ó Corráin (Dublin City University)
3.30pm Close
Registration on morning of the conference
Registration fee (lunch not included): €15 (€10 unwaged)
Inquiries to Marian Lyons, Conference secretary, Department of History, Maynooth University (