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2005 Greaves School Programme

SEVENTEENTH DESMOND GREAVES SUMMER SCHOOL 2005

A weekend of political thought and discussion from Friday to Sunday, 26-28 August 2005, at the Irish Labour History Society premises, Beggars Bush, Haddington Rd., Dublin 4

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Friday August 26th at 7.30pm:

THE PROSPECTS FOR THE LEFT IN IRELAND

Eugene Mc Cartan, General Secretary, Communist Party of Ireland

Chair: Robert Ballagh

Saturday August 27th at 2.30 pm:

DESMOND GREAVES AS AN HISTORIAN

Mary Cullen and Brian Hanley will evaluate Desmond Greaves's historical writings and his contribution as an historian

- Mary Cullen is an historian and research associate at St Patrick's College Maynooth and TCD

- Dr.Brian Hanley is a Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Modern History, NUI, Maynooth, and author of The IRA 1926-36and other books

Chair: Kevin McCorry

Sunday August 28th at 11.00 am:

THE POLITICS OF THE PEACE PROCESS

Owen Bennett will examine the current position of the Northern peace process and the views of its supporters and critics, and will consider its relevance for the future of Irish Republicanism

Chair: Finian Mc Grath TD

Sunday August 28th at 2.30 pm: A FORUM ON C.DESMOND GREAVES - PERSONAL REMINISCENCES BY SOME WHO KNEW HIM

- Gerard Curran, who has been a member of the Connolly Association since 1952 and is former literary editor of the Irish Democrat, London, which Greaves edited from 1948 to 1988;

- Helga Mac Liam, Dublin, with whose family Greaves used often stay when visiting Ireland

- Bernard Morgan, long-time member of the Connolly Association, Liverpool, Greaves's native city

- Sean Redmond, Dublin trade union official and general secretary of the Connolly Association in the 1960s

Chair: Anthony Coughlan, Desmond Greaves's literary executor

CHARGE:

Full School E15; Individual sessions E5; unwaged half-price;

Enquiries to Frank Keoghan, School Director, at 25 Shanowen Crescent, Dublin 9; Tel.: 00-353-1-8423076

HOW TO GET THERE:

Buses 5,7,7a or 8 from O'Connell Bridge, Dublin, alighting at the first stop in Northumberland Road, Ballsbridge. Haddington Road is first on the left, parallel to the canal _______________

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