The Celtic Cultural Alliance Presents A Cultural Enrichment Experience:
Modern Irish History and Song a Series by Gerry Timlin
Gerry Timlin of Timlin and Kane, one of the most popular entertainers at the Celtic Classic for more than 20 years, will be hosting this cultural experience. Gerry was born and raised in Northern Ireland and will be sharing history, personal experiences, and changes he has seen over the years; including, educational opportunities, employment changes, and expansion of tourism. The series will be starting with the 15th century and the Great Famine through the Peace Process of the 1990 and Ireland today; you will be immersed in music, poetry, and history for a truly Celtic experience.
The lecture series will be held in McCarthy’s Great Room, located on the 2nd floor of Donegal Square in Bethlehem, PA. Enjoy a pint from McCarthy’s Pub while taking in the history of Ireland.
Enjoy 6 classes (outlined below) beginning on February 5, 2014 at 7:00pm. The classes will be 2 hours in length. Please note there will be no class on February 19th.
* This series is limited to only 40 participants. Reserve your space now by clicking here. *
The cost of the series is $50 for non CCA Members & Volunteers.
Special discounts for CCA Members and Volunteers. Call the CCA office at 610-868-9599 for details.
Modern Irish History and Songs February 5, 12, 26, March 5, 12, 19:
February 5th- 15th Century thru The Famine/Great Hunger
The Penal Laws
The Georgian Economy
The Government of Ireland
The 1798 Rebellion
Catholic Emancipation and Repeal
February 12th - 15th Century thru The Famine
Nineteenth Century Catholicism
The Pre-Famine Economy
Emigration to 1845
The Great Hunger (Famine)
The decline of the Irish Language
February 26th - Early 20th Century thru The Peace Process
The Post Famine Emigration
Economic Development before The Great War
The Growth of Irish Nationalism
March 5th - Early 20th Century thru The Peace Process continued
The Ulster Question-Carson and Craig
The Great War and The Easter Rising
Separation and Partition 1916-1923
March 12th - Century thru The Peace Process continued
The Turmoil of the 1940s and 1950s
Economic and Social Change of the 1960s
The Civil Rights Association
March 19th - Century thru The Peace Process continued
Political and Social Instability of the 1970s and 1980s
The Northern Ireland Crisis
Ireland in the 1990s
Peace Process and Economic Growth
Expansion of Tourism in Northern Ireland