Saturday, 9 March 2013

March Lecture - The Connaught Rangers and the Fog of War

In what promises to be a fascinating lecture Damien Quinn will examine how the Connaught Rangers Regiment are remembered in 21st century Ireland through their representation in oral, nationalist and British imperial histories. In particular, links between Tuam and the "Devil's Own" will be highlighted.

Damien Quinn's area of specialist research is Irishmen who served in the British Army. Damien's M. Litt thesis, entitled "The Connaught Rangers and the Wars of Empire 1793-1922" is a survey of "The Devil's Own" regiment's experience and involvement in imperial conflicts.

Damien has also guest curated the highly successful "Galway & the Wars of Empire" exhibition at Galway City Museum. An impressive exhibition, which examines the involvement of Galway men and women in the Wars of Empire between 1796 and 1922. 
Venue : Tuam Town Hall
Date: 21st of March, 2013
Time: 8.30 pm
All Welcome