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Limerick Civic Trust 2016 Autumn Lecture Series

Brian McLoghlin, Chairman and David O’Brien, CEO, Limerick Civic Trust at St Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick. Limerick Civic Trust 2016 Autumn Lecture Series.

Limerick Civic Trust 2016 Autumn Lecture Series will take place this September 7 at St Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick.

Sponsored by UL’s Kemmy Business School with support from the Limerick City & County Council, the six-part Limerick Civic Trust 2016 Autumn Lecture Series will be delivered by internationally renowned commentators and thought leaders in their field.

The opening lecture on 7 September will be given by Quentin Peel of the Financial Times. He will be followed by historian and cultural critic Angus Mitchell, Professor John O’Brennan, Artist Robert Ballagh, Amnesty International, Colm O’Gorman and Dr. Ed Walsh.




The central theme for the lectures is ‘Peripherality and Centrality in Ireland and Europe’. Each lecture will commence at 7.30pm and will be moderated by Dr. Michele O’Dwyer of Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick. Tickets cost €12 per lecture with concession and bundle tickets also available.

CEO of Limerick Civic Trust, David O’Brien commented, “We are delighted with the caliber of speakers we are bringing to Kings Island, Limerick.  There is no doubt that this Lecture Series will be inspiring and, inevitably, thought-provoking.  We are also delighted to have the support of the Kemmy Business School.  We hope that our lecture series will help educate and inspire our community”.

Other Lectures involved in the Autumn Lecture Series are, so who can we trust? – Public discourse in a rapidly changing Ireland, Crisis in the Neighbourhood: EU engagement with Russia and Turkey toward 2020 and Brexit – The Inglorious Revolution!

General Admission is priced at €12 and Concessions at €8 per lecture.

General Admission is priced at €60 for the series and Concessions at €36 for the series.

After lecture supper at No.1 Pery Square with guest speaker: €40p/p.

Tickets will be available at the door or online to purchase here.

Read more about Limerick Civic Trust here.

Check out UL Kemmy Business school here.

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