The final event in this year's Centre for Historical Research series will take place on Wednesday 18 April (4.00-7.00 p.m.).
A symposium on 'Death and the Family' will bring together a group of distinguished speakers from Folklore, Archaeology and History:
Professor Patricia Lysaght (UCD);
Dr Georgina Laragy (NUIM);
Dr Ciara Breathnach (UL);
Dr Maura Cronin (MIC)
Finn Delaney (Eachtra Archaeological Projects).
Organiser: Dr Clodagh Tait
Venue: Mary Immaculate College, Room T2.01 (TARA Building). All very welcome.
Session 1: 16.00-17.15
Patricia Lysaght, UCD, 'The Banshee: the Irish supernatural death messenger'.
Georgina Laragy, NUIM, 'Suicide and the family in the Victorian period'
Session 2: 17.30-19.00
Ciara Breathnach, UL, '"Discretionary justice"? Evidence from coroners' courts in cases of unknown infant dead.
Maura Cronin, MIC, 'The Mount St Lawrence project'
Finn Delaney, Eachtra Archaeological Projects, 'The Historic Graves project'