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Webinar – Imagine Ageing: Irish Culture and Society

September 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


September 18, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm



This event is part of the pan-European project Gendering Age: Representations of Masculinities and Ageing in Contemporary European Literatures and Cinemas (2019-2022). It brings together six speakers from a variety of backgrounds to consider issues and themes in the representation of ageing masculinities in an Irish context. It marks the first in a planned series of webinars and events at NUI Galway/Moore Institute that will explore cultural constructions of ageing in film and literature.


  • Prof. Desmond O’Neill (TCD): Ageing & the Humanities
  • Dr Heather Ingman (TCD) – Ageing in Irish Literature and Criticism
  • Dr Michaela Schrage-Früh (NUI Galway) – Ageing Masculinities in Irish Literature
  • Anne Griffin (Writer) – Writing Male Ageing: When All is Said (2019)
  • Dr Tony Tracy (NUI Galway) – Ageing and Masculinity in Contemporary Irish Film
  • Dr Maggie O’Neill / Dr Aine Ni Leime (NUI Galway): Perspectives of Older Men in Ireland on Representations of Ageing

Chair: Prof. Dan Carey (Moore Institute, NUI Galway)

Organisers: Dr Tony Tracy and Dr Michaela Schrage-Früh, in association with the Moore Institute, NUI Galway


Register to attend the webinar now at Eventbrite.