United Dioceses of Dublin & Glendalough

Events

10th – 31st January

Disestablishment 150 Lecture Series in Christ Church Cathedral

Fridays in January 2020
Disestablishment 150 Lecture Series in Christ Church Cathedral - Fridays in January 2020

Dublin & Glendalough’s commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland get underway in January 2020 with a series of lunchtime lectures in Christ Church Cathedral.

Entitled ‘Perspectives on 150 Years of the Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland’, the lectures will take place on Fridays throughout January starting at 1.15pm in the Music Room. Admission is free and all are welcome.

The series begins on Friday January 10 when  Mary E Daly, Emerita Professor of Modern Irish History at UCD, will speak on the subject: A Perspective from Gladstone & the British Government. A perspective on Disestablishment from outside Ireland will be offered on January 17 (speaker to be confirmed). On Friday January 24 the speaker will be Colin Barr of the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy, University of Aberdeen who will offer a perspective from the Roman Catholic Church. On Friday January 31 the Archbishop of Armagh, the Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke will provide a perspective form the Church of Ireland.