Cartoon representations of John Redmond 1906 – 1916

Friday, 23 February, 2018
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This special lecture has been arranged to mark the centenary of the death of John Redmond, who was MP for Waterford and leader of the Irish Parliamentary Party, in March 1918.

Time & Venue: 8:00 pm, St Patrick’s Gateway Centre, Waterford.

Admission:  €5 (students €2.50), members no charge

Many cartoons of Redmond were published in the Irish-American and British press in the decade before 1916, they give an insight into how Redmond’s political leadership and the campaign for Irish Home Rule which he led was perceived, in both positive and a negative light.

This lecture will be of interest to anyone interested in John Redmond’s political career and how the examination of visual sources can provide significant historical insights.

About Dr Úna Ní Bhroiméil

Úna Ní Bhroiméil lectures in American history in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. She completed a BA, MA and HDip at NUI Galway and her PhD at Lehigh University, Pennsylvania in the United States. She has published on the themes of Irish identity in the USA, the Irish American press, the formation of Catholic female teachers, and using visual methods in historical research. Úna has contributed to many historical documentaries and can currently be seen presenting the weekly ‘Tríd an Lionsa’ series about historical photographs on TG4.