10th May 2021 - 16th May 2021

Date/Time Event
10/05/2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An Alternative Ulster? Political Loyalism: 1973 to 1987, with Tony Novosel
At a time of great uncertainty for loyalism and Northern Ireland, it is worth examining an alternative political path loyalism and Northern Ireland could have taken, a path that may have prevented many of the problems facing both today.
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An Alternative Ulster? Political Loyalism: 1973 to 1987, with Tony Novosel
12/05/2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
'St John Ervine: who did he think he was?’ with Professor Norman Vance
St John Ervine (1883-1971) was the best-known Ulster writer in the inter-war years.  Helped and befriended by Yeats and H.G. Wells, and most of all by George Bernard Shaw, he was born in Ballymacarrett to parents who were deaf and dumb, lived for most of his adult life in London and Devon and died in Sussex.  But just who was he?
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'St John Ervine: who did he think he was?’ with Professor Norman Vance

17th May 2021 - 23rd May 2021

Date/Time Event
17/05/2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Reading Caroline Blackwood, with Dr Dawn Miranda Sherratt-Bado
This lecture will cover the work of Lady Caroline Blackwood (1931-1996), a Booker Prize-shortlisted Irish author.
Reading Caroline Blackwood, with Dr Dawn Miranda Sherratt-Bado
19/05/2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
NEW BOOK: 'Northern Ireland: the Fragile Peace' with Professor Feargal Cochrane
Join us for this live Zoom event where Professor Cochrane will discuss the key matters emerging from his new book. 
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NEW BOOK: 'Northern Ireland: the Fragile Peace' with Professor Feargal Cochrane
19/05/2021
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LGBT History Club: Remembering Mark Ashton
A birthday tribute with Mike Jackson (Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners), Sian James (Miners Support Group) and guests.
LGBT History Club: Remembering Mark Ashton

24th May 2021 - 30th May 2021

Date/Time Event
27/05/2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Linen Hall Reading Group (May)
May’s title is 1921 by Morgan Llewelyn   
Linen Hall Reading Group (May)
29/05/2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Club Leabhar/Irish Language Book Group (ZOOM)
May’s title is: Ceo Bruithne by Colin Ryan
Club Leabhar/Irish Language Book Group (ZOOM)

14th June 2021 - 20th June 2021

Date/Time Event
14/06/2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MARYANN250: Thomas Moore’s Irish Melodies, with Dr Sarah McCleave
This talk by Dr McCleave will explore the significance of Moore’s Irish Melodies and reasons why Mary Ann McCracken might have had a copy. (Now in the custody of the Linen Hall Library) 
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MARYANN250: Thomas Moore’s Irish Melodies, with Dr Sarah McCleave

28th June 2021 - 4th July 2021

Date/Time Event
29/06/2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MARYANN250: Mary Ann McCracken and the Edward Bunting Manuscripts, with Eilís Lavelle
This talk and harp performance by Eilís Lavelle will explore Mary Ann’s contribution to Edward Bunting’s work.
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MARYANN250: Mary Ann McCracken and the Edward Bunting Manuscripts, with Eilís Lavelle