Book Launch

Thu Apr 28, 2011, 7:00PM - 9:00PM

O'Connell House, 58 Merrion Sqaure, Dublin 2

Irish women in education, medicine and sport

On 28 April, Dr Finola Kennedy will launch Margaret Ó hOgartaigh’s book, Quiet Revolutionaries, Irish women in education, medicine and sport 1861 – 1964 at O’Connell House, Keough Naughton Centre, 58 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.

Margaret Ó hOgartaigh was born in County Clare, Ireland and is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway. She graduated with a Ph.D. in history from University College, Dublin and works for All Hallows College, Dublin City University.

Her first book was Kathleen Lynn, Irishwoman, Patriot, Doctor which featured as one of the ‘best reads of 2006’ in ‘The Sunday Business Post’. Her second book is entitled Business Archival Sources for the Local Historian and was co-written with her husband Ciaran, Professor of Accounting at University College, Dublin. Her third book is Edward Hay, Historian of 1798: Catholic Politcs in an era of Wolfe Tone and Daniel O’Connell, it was published in October 2010. Outside scholarship, she has competed in athletics for a quarter of a century and won a silver medal for Ireland at the European Masters’ Games in Sweden.

For enquiries, call The History Press Ireland at +353 1 244 9470

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