Monthly Archives: April 2016

AGM, Post-Socs Ball & Future Trip to Prague (65.24)

Comrades!   Last week, our wonderful Cumann Staire attended the Societies’ Ball which was full of merriment and zealous joy. What’s more delightful is the fact that your history society managed to walk away with the ‘Best Cultural Contribution’ award,

Posted in AGMs & EGMs, Coiste, Social Events, Trips

Tradition of Song, Final Guest Lecture & Future events (65.23)

Dearest, Last week, we were thoroughly entertained by a panel discussing the role of women during and after the 1916 Rising. It is without doubt that women played a pivotal role in assisting with the Rising and their accomplishments should

Posted in Academic Lectures, Trips

Women of the Rising, Tradition of Song & St. Patrick’s Day (65.22)

Dearest history enthusiasts,   Last week, we were thrilled to have both Dr. Conor McNamara and Prof. David Ryan each give a lecture on the importance of 1916 and the historiography of Vietnam respectively. Both delved into the saliency of

Posted in Academic Lectures

1916, Vietnam Memory & Future Irish language lecture (65.21)

Dearest,   Last week we were thoroughly entertained by Prof. Maurice Bric who managed to enthral and charm us with his talk on the Ireland’s great patriot: Daniel O’Connell. Everyone was delighted…well, except those who were Irish language enthusiasts who

Posted in Academic Lectures

Daniel O’Connell, Return of lecture series & IHSA aftermath (65.20)

Dearest,   Last week, mass hysteria gripped the student body as not only was there no Cumann Staire event but there wasn’t even a weekly e-mail update. Many tears flowed through the Arts Concourse and a vast amount of our

Posted in Academic Lectures, IHSA