The Churches in Ireland from Plantation to Partition and the Emergence of Two Irish States: 1600-1950
This virtual lecture will provide an opportunity to explore the roles of different church traditions in Ireland spanning over 400 years. It aims to offer new insights and an opportunity for constructive dialogue. The talk will explore the background to the main Christian Churches in Ireland from the Plantation and Penal times to the twentieth century. It will focus particularly on the reactions of the main Irish Churches to such key issues as the Home Rule Question, the Great War and the 1916 Rising and partition and the creation of Northern Ireland and the Irish Free State during 1920-22. It will examine the religious background of major figures such as Carson, Craig and Devlin and role of the main Churches in shaping the two Irish states after 1922.
Dr Éamon Phoenix will explore the roles of different church traditions in Ireland, focusing particularly on the first half of the 20th century. It will examine the religious background of major political figures and role of the main Churches in shaping the two Irish states after 1922.
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Fermanagh & Omagh
Fermanagh & Omagh District Council
Organiser Bio: Fermanagh and Omagh District Council is a local authority in Northern Ireland
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