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How the historian might use the work of poets and writers to reveal what life was like here in times past by Dr Mary Shine Thompson

October 20th @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Mary Shine Thompson

Westmeath Archaeological and Historical Society Presents

“How the historian might use the work of poets and writers to reveal what life was like here in times past”

by Dr Mary Shine Thompson

On wednesday 20th October 2021 at 8pm

This is an online event available on Zoom – see link below

Supported by Creative Ireland & Westmeath County Council
Supported by Creative Ireland & Westmeath County Council

Click Link:-    Zoom Online Lecture 

Dr Mary Shine Thompson examines how the historian might use the work of poets and writers to reveal what life was like here in times past. The works of writers such as Brinsley Mc Namara, James Joyce John Broderick Dean Swift, Oliver Goldsmith and many others who lived a and keenly observed the local customs and practices will be analysed in what promises to be a fascinating insight into a neglected source for local history.

Details

Date:
October 20th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Venue

Online at ZOOM