History Lecture Series

History Lecture Series

Offaly Libraries History Lecture Series 2021

Offaly Libraries recently launched our very exciting new History Lecture series.

Starting on September 9th Dr Ciaran Reilly will be presenting four online lectures celebrating aspects of Offaly History. These will be delivered online via Offaly Libraries’ Facebook and YOUTUBE channels. This series of events has been funded by Creative Ireland. The first lecture, The 'Big House' in Offaly: country houses and estates, is an illustrated lecture which was commissioned in partnership with Offaly History as part of the Decade of Centenaries programme. 

Creative Ireland ProgrammeDept Tourism Culture Arts Gaeltacht Sport and Media

The topics to be covered are;

  • The 'Big House' in Offaly: country houses and estates 
  • The 1798 rebellion in Offaly
  • Doing local history in Offaly: A guide to the sources 
  • Aspects of the Land War of the 1880s in Offaly