Steeped in Sligo’s Past, Actively Securing Sligo’s Future
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Conference Fee (Tea/Coffee, *Courthouse Visit Included ) ……...€ 50.00 Students / Unwaged (Tea/Coffee, *Courthouse Visit Included )...€ 25.00 Conference Dinner Saturday  (Pre-Booking Required )…… .  € 30.00 * Courthouse Guided Tour (conference attendees only)
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14.15 The Law and Punishment : Sligo Gaol.   Ms. Tamlyn McHugh B.A, M.A Friends of Sligo Gaol, Fadó Archaeology 15.00 Emergence of institutional Catholicism in 19th Century Sligo: the national context and impact on Sligo’s urban landscape. Fr. Michael Drumm, B.A 15.45 Transport, Roads and Railways: The impact of new modes of transport on Sligo Dr. Frank Cullen, Royal Irish Academy 16.40 Questions and Answers:  Summation. 17.00 Close of proceedings 19.00 Conference Dinner (Pre-booking required) (Pre-booking required)
Sunday 7th October 10.00 A guided Tour of Sligo Court House Tour reserved to conference attendees Own transport required
Sligo Field Club Conference 2018 Sligo: The making of a 19th century Provincial Town Examining how national political and social events, impacted on the urban fabric of  19th  century Sligo 09.00 Registration and Tea or Coffee 09.30 Welcome address: Martin Wilson, President, Sligo Field Club  - Official Launch: An Cathaoirleach, Sligo County Council 09.45 Setting the Scene - Sligo’s transition from a mid 18th century town, to the 1832 Reform Act Prof.  Eamon O’Flaherty, University College Dublin 10:30  Mercantile Sligo: the impact of  expanding trade and manufacturing on the development of the 19th century town.  Dr. Fióna Gallagher, Independent researcher 11. 15 Questions and Tea Break 11.30:  The Poor Law’s impact on the Urban Landscape:  Health, Hospitals, Workhouses, Dispensaries, and Lunatic Asylums . Prof.  Virginia Crossman, Oxford Brookes University 12:15 Role of Local Government in the development of 19th Century Sligo Dr. Fergal Donaghue, National University of Ireland, Maynooth 13:00 LUNCH 14.15 The Law and Punishment : Sligo Gaol. Ms. Tamlyn McHugh B.A, M.A, Friends of Sligo Gaol,  Fadó Archaeology 15.00 Emergence of institutional Catholicism in 19th Century Sligo: the national context and impact on Sligo’s urban landscape. Fr. Michael Drumm, B.A 15.45 Transport, Roads and Railways: The impact of new modes of transport   on Sligo  Dr. Frank Cullen, Royal Irish Academy 16.40 Questions and Answers:  Summation. 17.00 Close of proceedings 19.00 Conference Dinner (Pre-booking required) Sunday 7th October    10.00 A guided Tour of Sligo Court House Tour reserved to conference attendees Own transport required
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Examining how national political and social events, impacted on the urban fabric of  19th  century Sligo 09.00 Registration and Tea or Coffee 09.30 Welcome address: Martin Wilson,         President, Sligo Field Club   Official Launch: An Cathaoirleach, Sligo County Council 09.45 Setting the Scene - Sligo’s transition from a mid 18th century town, to the 1832 Reform Act Prof.  Eamon O’Flaherty, University College Dublin 10:30  Mercantile Sligo: the impact of  expanding trade and manufacturing on the development  of the 19th century town.  Dr. Fióna Gallagher, Independent researcher 11. 15 Questions and Tea Break 11.30:  The Poor Law’s impact on the Urban  Landscape: Health, Hospitals, Workhouses,  Dispensaries, and Lunatic Asylums . Prof.  Virginia Crossman, Oxford Brookes University 12:15 Role of Local Government in the development of 19th Century Sligo Dr. Fergal Donaghue, National University of Ireland, Maynooth 13:00 LUNCH
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