The Catholic University of America

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CUA Center for Irish Studies Presents Lecture on the 'Origins of Irish Identity'

WHAT:

"The Origins of Irish Identity," a Lecture Presented by Tom Garvin

WHEN:

7 p.m., Thursday, April 12, 2007

WHERE:




Life Cycle Institute Auditorium
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave., N.E.
Washington, D.C.

DETAILS:








Catholic University's Center for Irish Studies will host "The Origins of Irish Identity," a lecture presented by Tom Garvin, professor of politics at University College, Dublin, and presently the Burns Library Scholar for Boston College's Irish studies program. Garvin is the author of "The Evolution of Irish Nationalist Politics, 1922: The Birth of Irish Democracy" and, most recently, "Preventing the Future: Why was Ireland so poor for so long?"

The event is free and open to the public. For additional information, contact the Center for Irish Studies at 202-319-5251.

SPONSOR:

The CUA Center for Irish Studies

MEDIA:
For more information, contact Katie Lee or Chris Harrison in the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-5600.


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Media contact(s):
· Chris Harrison, CUA Office of Public Affairs, 202-319-5600, harrisoc@cua.edu
· Katie Lee, CUA Office of Public Affairs, 202-319-5600, leect@cua.edu