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2023 Festival – Episode 5.

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In this episode, from the Dublin Festival of History 2023, Anne Chambers tells us about Lord Sligo – from a youth of hedonistic self-indulgence in Regency England, to a reforming, responsible legislator and landlord, Sligo became enshrined in the history of Jamaica as ‘Emancipator of the Slaves’ and in Ireland as ‘The Poor Man’s Friend’. Anne Chambers is a biographer, novelist, and screenwriter. 

This episode was recorded at the Central Library, on October 4, 2023.

The Dublin Festival of History is brought to you by Dublin City Council, and organised by Dublin City Libraries, in partnership with Dublin City Council Culture Company.

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