Fermoy Heritage Conference 2016 Arts, Culture & Society 1650-1750
Paul McCotter

Professor Patrick Crotty is a native of Fermoy and is currently Professor of Irish & Scottish Literature at the University of Aberdeen, where he teaches on the Celtic and English programmes.

Prof Tadgh O'Keefe Prof. Tadhg O'Keeffe teaches in the School of Archaeology, University College, Dublin. A specialist in medieval architecture with numerous books and essays to his name, his most recent publications include Medieval Irish Buildings, 1100-1600 and, co-authored with David Kelly, Youghal. Irish Historic Towns Atlas 27.  
Anja Bakker

Anja Bakker is a recorder player, harpist and singer and is a multiple award-winning graduate of CIT with a love for Early Music. In 2010, she carried a 26 string harp on foot from Ireland to Santiago de Compostella, over 2,500 km, for 3 months and 3 weeks. Her main interest is in the place and influence of the Bardic Harpers in contemporary Western society.

Anja plays Alfredo Rolando Ortiz

Eamon Cotter

Dr. Paul Rondelez is an independent scholar specialising in late medieval iron production in Ireland. The Irish blast- furnace iron industry has been a main research topic.

Pádraig Ó Riain

Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin is Chair of Music and Founder/ Director of the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick, and is widely known for his development of a uniquely Irish traditional piano style.

Timothy Ó Neill

Professor Raymond Gillespie is Professor at the Dept. of History, NUI Maynooth. His main research interest is social change in Early Modern Ireland.

Dr. Aoibheann Nic Dhonnachadha

Dr. John McCafferty is Director of the Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute at University College Dublin, a collaboration between the Irish Franciscans and the university. He specialises in the history of religion in late medieval and early modern Ireland.

Dr. Bernadette Cunningham Dr. James Kelly, MRIA, is Cregan Professor of History at St Patrick’s College, Dublin City University. His main research interests lie in the areas of Irish political and social history in the period 1660-1820  
Dr. Pádraig Ó Macháín

Dr. Pádraig Ó Macháín was formerly Professor at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies where he was responsible for the digitisation of the Book of Fermoy. He is currently Professor of Modern Irish, and Head of the School of Irish Learning, at University College Cork.

Canon Power An tOllamh Pádraig Ó Macháin

John R Bowen is a noted silver scholar, particularly in the area of Irish Provincial Silver, and has curated exhibitions of silver at the Crawford Art Gallery and at the Hunt Museum.  

Tickets available from Barnes Jewellers, Patrick Street, Fermoy
Tickets also available at registration

Conference Venue - Fermoy Community Centre
Dinner Venue - Grand Hotel
Field Trip DepartureVenue - Pearse Square

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