Haunting tales from Ireland's past

Haunting tales from Ireland's past

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Ireland is replete with stories of haunted castle and houses, cemeteries and churches and yet they are largely overlooked by historians. These tales form part of our collective memory, they impact on how we engage with the built and natural environment and they are a key component of our tradition of storytelling.

In this talk, Gillian explores the significance of these (hi)stories and why she think historians should pay much more attention to them

Dr Gillian O’Brien, is an Author, Historian, & Reader in Modern Irish History, Liverpool John Moores University

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