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Summer Lectures 2018


Newry and Mourne Museum is hosting two talks in June.

Monday 11th June 10am – 12pm

The People’s Act: Democracy to the Fore

This talk will provide a historical background to the Representation of the People Act (1918) and examine its key legacy. In particular, it will examine its significance for women as demands for equal suffrage continued.

Tuesday 12th June 10am – 12pm

War and Peace: 1918 in Context

This talk will look at end of World War I and assess its short term legacy. It will assess the hopes and expectations of those involved in the conflict as peace was finally restored.

Both of these talks will be delivered by Dr. Cathal McManus from Queens University Belfast.

Contact Details

The lectures are free of charge, but pre-booking of places is advisable. If you wish to book or you require more information about this event please telephone 028 3031 3178 or email declan.carroll@nmandd.org

Summer Lectures 2018

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