Celebrating Terence MacSwiney

A Heart That is Free: Terence MacSwiney in Context

Friday 17 June, 2016

T McSwiney-Landscape


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:



Éire 1916 san Ealaín Chomhaimseartha

May 12-August 13



Rakoczy’s March  

May 13-July 9


THE 1916 TRAIL – Crawford Collection

throughout 2016


curated by Dr Éimear O’Connor

June 3 – August 20



The Art of Citizenship

September 9 – October 29 

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