A conference this week hosted by the Crawford Art Gallery this Friday June 17, 2016, will introduce attendees to the live and legacy of Terence MacSwiney. Part of the new exhibition at the Crawford Conflicting Visions in a Turbulent Age, curated by Dr Éimear O’Connor, HRHA.
This weeks event will present a wide range of perspectives, celebrating MacSwiney’s cultural life in context. The curators will introduce the exhibition and Fiona Ní Bhriain will explore the Literary Output of Terence MacSwiney. Dr Gabriel Doherty from the UCC School of History will deliver a talk on “The Look of the conquerer”: Terence MacSwiney and Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa responses.
In addition, Dr John Borgonovo, UCC School of History, will speak on Terence MacSwiney and Cork’s revolution zeitgeist, during the period 1905-1915.
This forms part of the ongoing commemorative programme at the Crawford Gallery:
1916 IRELAND IN CONTEMPORARY ART
Éire 1916 san Ealaín Chomhaimseartha
May 12-August 13
May 13-July 9
THE 1916 TRAIL – Crawford Collection
curated by Dr Éimear O’Connor
June 3 – August 20
The Art of Citizenship
September 9 – October 29