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Ireland form 1775 – 1801: The Volunteers, the 1798 Rebellion & The Act of Union

Ireland form 1775 – 1801: The Volunteers, the 1798 Rebellion  & The Act of Union

The Friends of Derrymore host Dr. Éamon Pheonix to talk about Ireland form 1775 – 1801: The Volunteers, the 1798 Rebellion  & The Act of Union. This is a unique opportunity to have a look inside the National Trurst property at Derrymore.

Derrymore House built in last quarter of the eighteenth century for Isaac Corry. He was the Member of Parliament for Newry from 1776 to 1806 and was Chancellor of the Irish Parliament at the time of the passing of the Act of Union in 1801. It was later acquired by John Grubb Richardson, whose grandson John S. Wakefield Richardson gave it to the National Trust.  The surrounding park and woodlands are open to the public.

Free admission

Supported by International Fund for Ireland Peace Impact Programme

Event Details

Ireland form 1775 – 1801: The Volunteers, the 1798 Rebellion & The Act of Union takes place on May 12, 2016.
It starts at 8pm and ends at 10pm.

Event Location

Derrymore House

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Lottery Funded
NIEA DoE N&M DC Biodiversity

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