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Modern Irish History & Song, A Series by Gerry Timlin

Celtic Cultural Alliance

Weekly Event - Every Wednesday: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

Bethlehem, PA

Modern Irish History & Song, A Series by Gerry Timlin

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The Celtic Cultural Alliance Presents A Cultural Enrichment Experience:

Modern Irish History and Song a Series by Gerry Timlin

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

Government Policy


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

Fianna Fail

The Turmoil of the 1940s and 1950s

Northern Ireland

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

Have questions about Modern Irish History & Song, A Series by Gerry Timlin? Contact Celtic Cultural Alliance


McCarthy's Tea Room
534 Main Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018

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