Talks

FROM THE HUGUENOTS TO INDEPENDENCE: A CELEBRATION OF WEAVING IN THE LIBERTIES

Little Flower Centre

06/10/2019 at 10:00am - 6:00pm

Liberties Cultural Association and Dublin City Council present a series of talks on weaving and its history in the Liberties, one of the oldest parts of the city.

 

Cathy Scuffil Reviving weaving in Dublin 8

Lindy Taylor Refugee crisis – The coming of the Huguenots

Peter Keenahan Dutch Billys and weavers’ houses in the Liberties

Tony Kiely Protestant strangers and others: Re-imagining the contribution of French Huguenots and their descendants to Ireland’s Ancient ‘Patrimoine’

Ellie Cullen Poplin manufacture in the Liberties

Frank Barry Textiles, politics and the economy pre-Independence

Liz Gillis Revolutionary weavers in the Liberties

Sean Tapley Michael Mallin, a Liberties patriot

 

Talks are on the hour, every hour, and will last approx 45 minutes each.

Booking not required.