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Preparing for Cahirmee Horse Fair, Buttevant, Co. Cork, 1954
Online Launch of Conference – Friday 8 April 2022 – Irish Travellers / Mincéirs and the State 1922-2022
The online launch of the autumn conference, 'Irish Travellers / Mincéirs and the State, 1922-2022', will take place on 8 April 2022 (International Traveller and Roma Day) , 10 am to 12 pm.

The conference itself, which is part of the government's Decade of Centenaries programme, will be held in NUI Galway on 16-17 September 2022.

The launch will be performed by Senator Eileen Flynn, and participants will include the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, the President of NUI Galway, Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh, and broadcaster Vincent Browne. There will be performances by Trisha Reilly and Rosaleen McDonagh.
Online Launch of Conference - Friday 8 April 2022
Irish Travellers / Mincéirs and the State 1922-2022

Running Order:

10:00
Chair: Dr Mary Harris, NUI Galway
Welcoming Address: President Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh
Address: President Michael D. Higgins
Performance: Trish Reilly
Formal Launch: Senator Eileen Flynn
Call for Participation: Owen Ward, NUI Galway
Performance: Rosaleen McDonagh

11.00
Panel Discussion:
Chair: Vincent Browne
Panel: Patrick Nevin
Elaine Martin
Dr Aoife Bhreatnach
Rose Marie Maughan

12:00
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Supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media

Image: Preparing for Cahirmee Horse Fair, Buttevant, Co. Cork, 1954

Apr 8, 2022 10:00 AM in Dublin

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