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The school and the home: boarding schools in Dublin 1800-1860

3 October, 2016 @ 6:30 pm

This talk will examine what kind of education was on offer and what it was like to be a student at boarding school in the early nineteenth-century. What did students study and why?

Mary Hatfield is a Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholar at Trinity College Dublin. Her work focuses on constructions of middle-class Irish childhood and experiences of childhood during the nineteenth-century.

Booking is required. Please contact Ballymun Library at +353 1 8421890 or by email at ballymunlibrary@dublincity.ie

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3 October, 2016
6:30 pm
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Ballymun Library
Main Street, Ballymun Dublin 11 Ireland + Google Map
+353 1 8421890