Irish Passport Podcast – Place and Power

2021 Hillsborough Castle Centenary talks programme

2021 Hillsborough Castle Centenary talks programme

When

25 September 2021

19.45

Ticketing information

Adults of all ages are welcome. 

Tickets will soon be available.

Prices:

Adults £12

Concessions £10 


Separate ticket (advance booking required)

Historic Royal Palaces present a series of special talks by esteemed speakers that will generate conversation around the Centenary of Northern Ireland. The talks will take place in the politically symbolic surroundings of Hillsborough Castle with a view to drawing out the complex history of the past 100 years and its implications on our present and future.

In this special edition of this internationally acclaimed podcast, join journalist Naomi O’Leary and historian Tim McInerney live from Hillsborough Castle for a discussion of place and power: unpacking how place names, landscape, and architecture contain secret histories hidden within plain sight.

Through its fun blend of Irish current affairs along with the history and culture needed to understand them, Irish Passport has smashed into the international podcast charts over the past number of years.  

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Hillsborough Castle south front
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