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Tim Carey 2018

The Dublin Lectures: Tim Carey (2018)

Each month the museum hosts two Dublin Lectures. Sponsored by Santa Rita Wines, these sell-out events feature Ireland’s most distinguished historians and writers, talking about subjects they love.

Ireland’s Cracked Mirror: A Short History Of Dublin’s Mountjoy Prison by Tim Carey.

Tim Carey managed Kilmainham Gaol for 6 years, during which time his interest in the history of prisons grew into his book, ‘Mountjoy: The Story of a Prison’. This lecture at the Little Museum of Dublin delivers a captivating history of the Irish prison system, and Mountjoy in particular. Full lecture, 45 minutes.
A short extract from the lecture, Ireland’s Cracked Mirror: a Short History of Dublin’s Mountjoy Prison by Tim Casey, at the Little Museum of Dublin, 2018.