Event Title

Revolutionary Songs: A Centennial Celebration of the Irish Revolution of 1916

Speaker

Peadar MacMahon

Streaming Media

Description

Peadar MacMahon’s performance will examine the importance and role of songs as tools in the creation of the nationalist movement in Ireland. It is hoped that those in attendance will come away with a clearer view of Irish history and an appreciation for the power of song.

About the Lecturer: Peadar MacMahon is a proud native of Limerick, an ancient walled city in the west of Ireland. His strength lies in his unique interpretation of historic songs. His latest project is a CD and show of the life and works of one of Ireland’s greatest songwriters, Percy French (1852-1920).

Document Type

Event

Start Date

1-2-2017 12:00 PM

End Date

1-2-2017 1:20 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Irish nationalist movement, Irish history, Irish Revolution of 1916

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Feb 1st, 12:00 PM Feb 1st, 1:20 PM

Revolutionary Songs: A Centennial Celebration of the Irish Revolution of 1916

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Peadar MacMahon’s performance will examine the importance and role of songs as tools in the creation of the nationalist movement in Ireland. It is hoped that those in attendance will come away with a clearer view of Irish history and an appreciation for the power of song.

About the Lecturer: Peadar MacMahon is a proud native of Limerick, an ancient walled city in the west of Ireland. His strength lies in his unique interpretation of historic songs. His latest project is a CD and show of the life and works of one of Ireland’s greatest songwriters, Percy French (1852-1920).