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Youghal Celebrates History 2019

The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal      Saturday 28th September    Registration at 9 am

Youghal Celebrates History 2019
Our intriguing past…forging our future…..

Youghal Celebrates History, a voluntary group dedicated to preserving and promoting the unique heritage in this wonderful walled port town is celebrating its 17th annual conference.
The theme of this years conference is SECRET SOCIETIES AND SOCIETIES WITH SECRETS 

This promises to be a very exciting conference …. with topics from the Templars to the 19th century and lots  in between .  It will be a little different this year – six lectures all on one day.


Dr. Diarmaid Scully (UCC) :  The Templars from the New Knighthood to Enemies of the Faith

Prof. Tadhg O’Keeffe (UCD)  :  Solomonic Secrets in the Architectural Profession ? The origins of Freemasonry

Dr. Maeve O’Riordan (UCC)  : Doneraile House and Elizabeth St. Leger – the first female Freemason

Dr. David Fleming (UL) :  Uncovering the Secrets of the Youghal Hanoverian Society

Dr. Jay Roszman (UCC)  : Outrages and the Secret Societies in East Cork, 1830 – 1845

Dr. Kieran Groeger (YCH) : Was Youghal a safe have for the families of the regicides?

For further information on this event, now synonymous with the closing of the Autumn season in Youghal, log on to www.youghalcelebrateshistory.com – full programme of events available.