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Conference Fee (Tea/Coffee, *Courthouse Visit Included ) ……...€ 50.00 Students / Unwaged (Tea/Coffee, *Courthouse Visit Included )...€ 25.00 Conference Dinner Saturday  (Pre-Booking Required )…… .  € 30.00 * Courthouse Guided Tour (conference attendees only)
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14.15 The Law and Punishment : Sligo Gaol.   Ms. Tamlyn McHugh B.A, M.A Friends of Sligo Gaol, Fadó Archaeology 15.00 Emergence of institutional Catholicism in 19th Century Sligo: the national context and impact on Sligo’s urban landscape. Fr. Michael Drumm, B.A 15.45 Transport, Roads and Railways: The impact of new modes of transport on Sligo Dr. Frank Cullen, Royal Irish Academy 16.40 Questions and Answers:  Summation. 17.00 Close of proceedings 19.00 Conference Dinner (Pre-booking required) (Pre-booking required)
Sunday 7th October 10.00 A guided Tour of Sligo Court House Tour reserved to conference attendees Own transport required
Sligo Field Club Conference 2018 Sligo: The making of a 19th century Provincial Town Examining how national political and social events, impacted on the urban fabric of  19th  century Sligo 09.00 Registration and Tea or Coffee 09.30 Welcome address: Martin Wilson, President, Sligo Field Club  - Official Launch: An Cathaoirleach, Sligo County Council 09.45 Setting the Scene - Sligo’s transition from a mid 18th century town, to the 1832 Reform Act Prof.  Eamon O’Flaherty, University College Dublin 10:30  Mercantile Sligo: the impact of  expanding trade and manufacturing on the development of the 19th century town.  Dr. Fióna Gallagher, Independent researcher 11. 15 Questions and Tea Break 11.30:  The Poor Law’s impact on the Urban Landscape:  Health, Hospitals, Workhouses, Dispensaries, and Lunatic Asylums . Prof.  Virginia Crossman, Oxford Brookes University 12:15 Role of Local Government in the development of 19th Century Sligo Dr. Fergal Donaghue, National University of Ireland, Maynooth 13:00 LUNCH 14.15 The Law and Punishment : Sligo Gaol. Ms. Tamlyn McHugh B.A, M.A, Friends of Sligo Gaol,  Fadó Archaeology 15.00 Emergence of institutional Catholicism in 19th Century Sligo: the national context and impact on Sligo’s urban landscape. Fr. Michael Drumm, B.A 15.45 Transport, Roads and Railways: The impact of new modes of transport   on Sligo  Dr. Frank Cullen, Royal Irish Academy 16.40 Questions and Answers:  Summation. 17.00 Close of proceedings 19.00 Conference Dinner (Pre-booking required) Sunday 7th October    10.00 A guided Tour of Sligo Court House Tour reserved to conference attendees Own transport required
Examining how national political and social events, impacted on the urban fabric of  19th  century Sligo 09.00 Registration and Tea or Coffee 09.30 Welcome address: Martin Wilson,         President, Sligo Field Club   Official Launch: An Cathaoirleach, Sligo County Council 09.45 Setting the Scene - Sligo’s transition from a mid 18th century town, to the 1832 Reform Act Prof.  Eamon O’Flaherty, University College Dublin 10:30  Mercantile Sligo: the impact of  expanding trade and manufacturing on the development  of the 19th century town.  Dr. Fióna Gallagher, Independent researcher 11. 15 Questions and Tea Break 11.30:  The Poor Law’s impact on the Urban  Landscape: Health, Hospitals, Workhouses,  Dispensaries, and Lunatic Asylums . Prof.  Virginia Crossman, Oxford Brookes University 12:15 Role of Local Government in the development of 19th Century Sligo Dr. Fergal Donaghue, National University of Ireland, Maynooth 13:00 LUNCH
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