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The Celtic World (video)
by Jennifer Paxton
Date: Wednesday January 11, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The series covers events from the warriors who nearly defeated Julius Caesar to Irish saints who took on the traits of Celtic deities, get to know the real Celts. Session titles are "Rediscovering the Celts" and "The Gaelic Revival in Ireland."
Contact: Sonja (for content info), Tom (for Zoom setup help)
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How the Irish Won the Amer. Revolution
by Phillip Thomas Tucker
Date: Wednesday January 25, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
TBA Full title: How the Irish Won the American Revolution: The Forgotten Heroes of America's War of Independence by Phillip Thomas Tucker, PhD.. According to the author, new evidence has revealed that Washington's Continental Army consisted of a far larger percentage of Irish soldiers than previously thought.
Contact: Sonja
The Celtic World (video)
by Jennifer Paxton
Date: Wednesday February 8, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
This is the last two lectures in this series, which covers events from the warriors who nearly defeated Julius Caesar to Irish saints who took on the traits of Celtic deities, get to know the real Celts. Session titles are "Celtic Music and Dance" and "The Celts Today."
Contact: Sonja (for content info), Tom (for Zoom setup help)
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In Praise of the Bees
by Kristin Gleeson
Date: Wednesday February 22, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
TBA Full title: In Praise of the Bees: A literary historical novel of Medieval Ireland
Contact: Sonja
The Irish Nanny
by Sandy Taylor
Date: Wednesday March 22, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
TBA
Contact: Sonja
We Don't Know Ourselves
by Fintan O'Toole
Date: Wednesday April 26, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Description is TBA. Full book title is We Don't Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland. To be discussed in two monthly sessions.
Contact: Sonja
We Don't Know Ourselves
by Fintan O'Toole
Date: Wednesday May 31, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Description is TBA. Full book title is We Don't Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland. To be discussed in two monthly sessions (this is the second session).
Contact: Sonja
Transatlantic
by Colum McCann
Date: Wednesday June 28, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
TBA
Contact: Sonja
First Crossing: Transatlantic Flight
by Robert O. Harder
Date: Wednesday September 27, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
TBA - Full title is First Crossing: The Transatlantic Flight of Alcock and Brown
Contact: Sonja
Condemned to Death
by Cora Harrison
Date: Wednesday October 25, 2023
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
TBA
Contact: Sonja