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Irish History Summit

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The Irish History Podcast Presents The Irish History Summit 2021

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A unique one day online event where leading Irish Historians present talks from the Leaving Certificate history curriculum.

What is the History Summit?

The History Summit is a one day event structured around six one hour online lectures and discussions. Each topic (full list below) has been chosen based on a review of the Leaving Certificate history exam papers over the past decade. Each speaker is a leading historian in their field.

Date: January 19th 2021

Speakers

  • Dr Mary McAuliffe
  • Dr Brian Hanly
  • Liz Gillis
  • Dr Patrick Mulroe
  • Dr Leanne McCormick
  • Dr Richard McElligott
  • Patrick Hickey

Cost €99 Per Class (10% Discount on booking before November 30th)

  • Presentation Topics.
  • The Anglo‐Irish Treaty, 1921
  • Social and economic problems faced by Irish governments, 1923-1945
  • Cultural revival: the GAA; the Gaelic League; the Anglo-Irish Literary Revival
  • The impact of international developments on the state of Northern Ireland 1932-1945
  • The threat and use of physical force in Ireland 1912- 1923
  • The Sunningdale Agreement and the Power-Sharing Executive 1973- 1974
  • Do’s and Don’ts of the Leaving Cert- Seminar on Exam Technique and Marking Scheme

How long is each presentation last?

Each lecture will each last approximately forty minutes, followed by a Q&A

Tickets also include exclusive access to podcasts of each talk (these will not be available to the public)

The Irish History Summit - History made easy.

With lecturers from Ireland’s leading universities, second level teachers and RTE researchers, the Irish History Summit offers students and teachers a unique opportunity to access focused and engaging presentations on each subject area.

The speakers, all leading experts in their field, will participate in an online Q&A with students.

Places for the Irish History Summit can be booked here with for just €99 per class. There is an early bird discount of 10% on all bookings before November 30th.

Topics& Speakers

Social and economic problems faced by Irish governments, 1923-1945

Speaker: Dr Mary McAuliffe

Mary is an assistant professor and lecturer in Gender Studies at UCD, specialising in Irish women's and gender history. She is regular contributor on tv and radio discussions. She has a PhD in history from Trinity College Dublin. She has published extensively on the revolutionary period.

The Anglo‐Irish Treaty, 1921

Dr Brian Hanley

Brian an assistant professor in Twentieth Century Irish History at Trinity College Dublin where he completed his PhD Trinity College. Amongst his numerous publications is A Documentary History of the IRA, 1916-2005 and The IRA, 1926 – 1936

The threat and use of physical force in Ireland 1912- 1923

Liz Gillis

Liz is the Curatorial Assistant in RTÉ and is a regular contributor to discussions on the revolutionary period in Ireland. Her publications include The Women of the Irish Revolution and The Fall of Dublin, which focuses on the battle for Dublin during the Irish Civil War.

The impact of international developments on the state of Northern Ireland 1932-1945

Leanne McCormick

Leanne is a senior Lecturer in Modern Irish Social History and the Director of the Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland (CHOMI) at University of Ulster. Among her publications is the widely acclaimed book Regulating Sexuality: Women in Twentieth Century Northern Ireland.

The Sunningdale Agreement and the Power-Sharing Executive 1973- 1974

Dr Patrick Mulroe is a secondary school teacher in Economics and Politics. He has a BA from Trinity College Dublin and a PhD from the University of Ulster. In 2017 he published Bombs, Bullets and the Border: Policing Ireland’s Frontier: Irish Security Policy 1969-1978.

Do’s and Don’ts of the Leaving Cert- Exam Technique and the Exam Marking Scheme

Patrick Hickey teaches History in Boherbue Comprehensive School, Co. Cork. Patrick is a State Examiner for 20 years; 11 of those as a Leaving Cert History Examiner. Among teachers and students, he is best known as the @lchistorytutor. You’ll find him on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, where he has a growing following. He will share his wealth of experience on the Do’s and Don’ts of the Leaving Cert.

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