Life in Co. Kerry in the 1840s

20 August, 2pm - 3pm

Booking Required
  • UCD Access and Lifelong Learning
  • UCD Access and Lifelong Learning Centre, Level 1, James Joyce Library Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, D04 V1W8
  • Co. Dublin – Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

Patricia O'Reilly's new book 'The First Rose of Tralee' is set in Co. Kerry. This talk will examine the divide between rich and poor during the 1840s.

Patricia O'Reilly's new book 'The First Rose of Tralee' is set in Co. Kerry. This talk will examine the divide between rich and poor, the majority of the population were constantly hungry, impoverished and open to diseases like typhoid, cholera the ever-present consumption.

Admission & Booking

Access & Parking

  • Not suitable for Children under 12
  • Wheelchair Access (Full)
  • Car Parking Available