The Annual Lifelong Learning Event is held to launch the new programme, Wednesday 19th June 2019 at 7.00pm, Conference Hall, Main Building .
Title of Talk: The Education of Children in the Workhouse Institutions
The special guest speaker, Mr Simon Gallaher, a PhD candidate at Christ's College, University of Cambridge. His research explores the welfare of children in the workhouse institutions of the Irish Poor Law, with a particular focus on education and industrial training. He has published on the care of orphan children in the workhouses after the Great Famine, as well as on the emotional experiences of children in institutional care. He has also been an advisor for several television documentaries.
It is a wonderful opportunity to engage with lifelong learning tutors and fellow learners....... and to collect a few copies of the programme in advance of the mail out. Light refreshments are available and the event is free, although strictly limited to 120 guests.