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  • Sep 26, 2013 · 6:00 PM
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Part of the Dublin Festival of History

Admission free but reservations essential. To book visit

Margaret MacCurtain in conversation with Diarmaid Ferriter

Margaret MacCurtain is a remarkable woman and a rare humanitarian
justly renowned as a champion of justice for all, especially for women
and children. A lecturer in the Irish History Department of University College Dublin from[masked], she has also held prestigious posts in US colleges in Boston
and Baltimore. Her research into the history of Irish women won her the award of
the Eire Society of Boston Gold Medal in 1993. As a distinguished member of
a religious order and a distinguished historian she is uniquely qualified to discourse on the history of the Magdalene Laundries.

Diarmaid Ferriter is Professor of Modern Irish History at University College Dublin.

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  • Jeu L.

    Totally brill. Great speakers, and amazing raport between them. Photos on my facebook page.

    September 27, 2013

  • Wheelymo

    I was there also...I found Margaret extremely knowledgeable and for me I understood about the Laundries and its times a lot better...Pity we didn't link better as a group...

    September 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I was here yesterday, but could not find the group. Did you gather at some point? A bit my fault. Should have informed myself better before. I enjoyed the talk!

    September 27, 2013

  • Carmel Moran K.

    Brilliant talk !

    1 · September 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This is my first time I attend a meetup. Do you gather at some point?

    September 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have booked a ticket on the website. Very much looking forward to this!

    September 20, 2013

  • Christine

    A reminder to everyone that you won’t be able to attend, if you don’t book a ticket via the official website (link above).

    September 12, 2013

  • Elizabeth K

    Do I need to book a place for this on the website above?

    August 30, 2013

    • Christine

      Yes ...same website for all the events

      August 30, 2013

  • Christine

    I can't attend so will be looking for someone to host.

    August 30, 2013

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