A brief look at the past subjects of the summer school.

John Tyndall 1820-1893

John Tyndall 1820-1893


Keynote Lecture: Professor Cian Ó Mathúna - “The achievements of John Tyndall and the work of the Tyndall National Institute in the Ireland of Today.”

Landscape Painting with James O’Connell.
Choral Workshops with Katharine Choonara.
Performance from Poet - Helen Mort and music by William Carslake.
Lecture on “Technologies in Health Care emerging from John Tyndall’s work” by Dr. Paul Galvin.
Concert directed by David Way “The Corkery Consort”.
Char-a-Banc Tour - “Three Bandon Experiences”.
Film - “River Runner” by Declan O’Mahony.
Lecture by Professor John Oxford “John Tyndall and Louis Pasteur”.



Keynote Lecture: “Women’s Rights - The Long Struggle” by Michael Galvin.

Film/Performance “Breakfast with Padraig” by Colm Scully and Conor McManus.
Landscape Painting with Aodhan Floyd.
Choral Workshops with Katharine Choonara.
Language workshops with Ursula Williams.
Poetry reading with Dr Bernadette McCarthy.
Lecture: “The Great Cork/Antarctic Connection” by Eugene Furlong.
Lecture: “Women in The Medieval Period” by Kenneth Nicholls.
Char-a-Banc Tour with Michael Galvin.
Lecture: “The Life and Work of Mary Tighe” by Mary Breen.
Lecture: “Irish Women Artists” by Jamie Ogilvie-Forbes.



Keynote Lecture: “Corkery’s Legacy” - Heather Laird.

Landscape Painting with James O’Connell.
Irish Language classes.
Choral Workshops with Katharine Choonara.
Drama: “The Matchmakers” - Comedy by Seumas O’Kelly by The Blackwater Players.
Poetry with Liz McSkeen and others.
Lecture: “Society and Culture in Cork” by John Borgonovo.
Char-a-Banc tour: “History Matters” with Michael Galvin.
Lecture: “All the World’s a Stage” by Finola Doyle-O’Neill.
Concert: “The Corkery Consort” directed by David Way with music by Beethoven & Vaughn Williams.