The Dublin Lectures 2014
Lectures from our series will be presented on this page for free public access throughout the year.
April 23rd – Roy Foster - Radical Metropolis: Dublin before the Revolution
Roy Foster, Carroll Professor of Irish History at Oxford University, profiles the revolutionary generation of 1890-1920.
April 23rd – Cathy Swift - Brian Boru and the Battle of Clontarf
A thousand years after the Battle of Clontarf, Dr Cathy Swift revisits the events of that extraordinary day in Irish history.
January 22nd – Frank Callanan, Remembering Conor Cruise O'Brien
Frank Callanan on politician, writer and academic Conor Cruise O’Brien, one of the most radical Dubliners of the 20th century.
February 12th – Colin Murphy - The strange history of a Dublin square
Colin Murphy tells the intriguing story of Smithfield and its horse fair through the ages.
February 12th – Adrian Hardiman - Paddy Dignam's life insurance
Adrian Hardiman explores an unusual feature of James Joyce's Ulysses.