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The Catholic Church and the Northern Ireland Troubles

November 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm


November 7, 2019
5:00 pm


Seminar Room G010, Hardiman Research Building


Maggie Scull

Book launch By Maggie Scull

The Catholic Church and the Northern Ireland Troubles, 1968-98 (Oxford University Press, 2019) provides an indispensable study of the role played by the Catholic Church during one of the most tumultuous periods of British and Irish history – the Northern Ireland Troubles – showing evidence which offers a radical new perspective on religious institutions as conflict mediators in the twentieth century.

Dr Niall Ó Dochartaigh will offer commentary on the book, followed by a few words from the author Dr Maggie Scull. Refreshments will be provided.

Dr Maggie Scull is an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at NUI Galway.