This module examines political, social and cultural developments in Ireland during the early modern period within a narrative and thematic framework, starting with Tudor political reform and continuing through to the Act of Union in 1800. The principal issues dealt with include the impact of the Reformation and CounterReformation; the wars/rebellions of the sixteenth century and the demise of Gaelic Ireland; ‘colonisation’ and ‘civilisation’ of Ireland by the English and the Scots; Confederate Ireland and the Wars of the Three Kingdoms; the Cromwellian and Restoration land settlements; the War of the Three Kings; the ‘Protestant Ascendancy’ and the Penal Era; the impact of the American and French revolutions; the rebellion of the United Irishmen; the formation of ‘Irish’ and ‘British’ national identities; Irish migration to continental Europe; Ireland and Empire.
Lecturers: Professor Micheál Ó Siochrú; Dr Patrick Walsh: Dr Susan Flavin.
Date, Time, and Place
Day-time course: Time and venue to be confirmed. Please check our website in December 2022 www.historieshumanities.tcd.ie/shortcourses for updates text ‘INFO’ to 087 257 2015.
This lecture-only module comprises of two lectures per week over one term commencing in January 2023.
€150 for the course. The concession rate for the course is €75.* * The concession rate is available to second and third level students and people whose primary source of income is a Social Welfare pension or payment, Jobseekers, Health Board or a government-sponsored employment scheme.
Please check our website www.histories-humanities.tcd.ie/shortcourses in August for updates on enrolment dates and term dates.
You may apply online or by phone* as follows:
ONLINE: You may register and pay by credit/debit card online at www.histories-humanities.tcd.ie/shortcourses AFTER enrolments open for each term.
By telephone: Please text ‘APPLY FOR COURSE’ to 087 257 2015* and you will receive a call back from us.
Please note, due to the introduction of Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) for online transactions, it may not always be possible to accept payments over the phone. Please ensure that you have your banking app installed on your phone or are aware of other forms of payment verification. If you are having difficulties, we are here to help. Please TEXT 087 257 2015 and you will receive a call back to help you through the booking process.
IN PERSON: We are delighted to welcome you back to in-person application with the addition of contactless card payment in room 3141 Arts Building. Dates and times of office opening for in-person payment will be announced on our website in August.
Please note that the phone will be very busy during the application period and staff continue to work from home so there may be a delay in replying to your call. We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.
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