Please join us as Dr. Liam Chambers speak about the O'Molony family of Kiltannon, one of the significant families in the parish of Tulla. Tulla Courthouse Upstairs Room at 8 pm on Thursday, 24 August 2017. Admission Free. All welcome.
Dr. Liam Chambers will be the guest speaker at the opening event of the Tulla Weekend of the Welcomes this year.
He will be speaking on the O'Molony family of Kiltannon who were one of the largest landlords in the parish and their influence in the local community and in the Irish College of Paris during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Dr. Chamber is the Head of the History Department of Mary Immaculate College in Limerick. His research has examined eighteenth-century Irish history, the history of Irish migration to continental Europe (especially France) in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and the intellectual history of the early modern period. Recently he has worked on a study of Irish Colleges, students and clergy in Paris from the late sixteenth century to the late twentieth century as well as working on Irish Catholic politics in the mid-to-late eighteenth century and Irish travellers to Spa, in modern Belgium, in the later eighteenth century, among other projects
His publications include:
Michael Moore, c.1639-1726: Provost of Trinity, Rector of Paris (Dublin, 2005).
Rebellion in Kildare, 1790-1803 (Dublin, 1998).
(with John Bergin), 'The library of Dennis Molony (1650-1726): an Irish Catholic lawyer in London' in Analecta Hibernica, vol. 41 (2009), pp 83-132.
In addition, he has also published in the following:
Irish Historical Studies
Studies in Church History
Journal of Irish and Scottish Studies
Irish Economic and Social History