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Brigid’s Worlds Conference

September 13 September 14

Brigid’s Worlds

Brought to you by Kildare County Council and Maynooth University

Dates: September 13th and 14th 2024. The life and times of St Brigid and her Church of Kildare from the 5th to the 9th centuries. In person only.

Approximate programme (tbc):

Friday (10am to 5pm) and Saturday morning (9.30 am to 1pm).
Standard academic conference (Renehan Hall, Maynooth University South Campus).

Friday evening at 8pm: Public lecture preceded by drinks reception (Iontas building , Maynooth University North Campus)

Saturday afternoon: Guided tour of Kildare town and Cathedral.

Speakers include Prof. Catherine McKenna (Harvard), Dr Niamh Wycherley (MU), Prof. David Stifter (MU), Dr Elva Johnston (UCD), Prof. Thomas Owen Clancy (Glasgow), Dr Elizabeth Dawson (Carlow College), Prof. Jean-Michel Picard (UCD), Dr Clare Stancliffe (Durham), Tiago Veloso Silva (MU), Dr Sharon Greene (Abarta Guides), Conor McDonough OP, Dr Katja Ritari (Helsinki), Dr Fabio Mantegazza (Milan), Prof Pádraig Ó Riain (UCC), Dr Edel Bhreathnach, Dr Catherine Swift (Mary Immaculate College, Limerick).

Please email enquiries to [email protected].Please be advised that times and programme are subject to change, check back on www.brigid1500.ie for up to date information.