The History Festival of Ireland 2013 at Duckett’s Grove, Co. Carlow.

The History Festival of Ireland took place in Ducketts Grove, Co. Carlow on the 16th of June. It was a great day with a lot of really interesting and entertaining discussions and lots of opportunities for the public to participate. Thanks are due to Turtle Bunbury and his team for organizing it

Duckett's Grove, Co. Carlow the venue for this years History Festival of Ireland.

Duckett’s Grove, Co. Carlow the venue for this years History Festival of Ireland.

Ducketts GroveImage of Colm Moriarty, JS Dunn and myself (taken by Damian Shiels) telling the historians and the general public all about the archaeology of the Bronze Age at the History Festival of Ireland.

Conor McNamara, Meredith Meagher, Tommy Graham, Robert Ballagh and Mike Murphy discussing the Irish famine.

Conor McNamara, Meredith Meagher, Tommy Graham, Robert Ballagh and Mike Murphy discussing the Irish famine.

Ciaran Brady discussing Elizabethan Ireland.

Ciaran Brady discussing Elizabethan Ireland.

Jane Ohimyer, Michael O'Siochru, Myles Dungan & Eamon Darcy discussing the 17th century.

Jane Ohimyer, Michael O’Siochru, Myles Dungan & Eamon Darcy discussing the 17th century.