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The World of Edward Thomas O'Dwyer of Limerick (1886-1917)

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Room G10 - Mary Immaculate College

South Circular Road

Limerick

Ireland

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A confernece hosted by the Department of History, Mary Immaculate College & the Limerick Diocesan Archives. Full information is available here.

Programme

9.00-9.45

Registration and Coffee

9.45

Welcome: Professor Gary O’Brien, Mary Immaculate College & Dr Brendan Leahy, Bishop of Limerick

10.00-11.30

Session 1

Dr Colin Barr (University of Aberdeen), ‘Cullen’s heir?’

Dr Úna Ní Bhroiméil (Mary Immaculate College), ‘”The ablest educationist of the Irish Episcopate”: Bishop E.T. O’Dwyer and Catholic control of primary education.

11.30-12.00

Tea/Coffee

12.00-1.30

Session 2

Dr Sarah Roddy (University of Manchester) , ‘The bishop as financial manager: Limerick under Edward O’Dwyer’

Dr Jacinta Prunty (Maynooth University), ‘Networks and news: the correspondence of Annie O’Dwyer with her brother Bishop Edward Thomas’

1.30-2.30

Lunch

2.30-4.00

Session 3

Dr Brian Murphy O.S.B. (Glenstal Abbey), ‘Bishop O’Dwyer and the 1916 Rising: “I trust in valour not in arms”’

Dr Jérôme aan de Wiel (University College Cork), ‘Bishop O’Dwyer, Mgr O’Riordan, Benedict XV and Irish-Vatican relations during the First World War’

4.00-4.15

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