Boss Brigid: the significance of the woman and her Church of Kildare in the early Middle Ages

Thursday, February 22, 2024 - 18:00 to 19:15
AHI Seminar Room 1.33, First Floor, Iontas Building

Dr Niamh Wycherley works in the Department of Early Irish as a medieval historian, specialising in the early Irish Church. She hosts The Medieval Irish History Podcast. She is Co-Chair of the Royal Irish Academy's Young Academy Ireland. She won the NUI Publication Prize in History in 2017 for her first monograph, The Cult of Relics in Early Medieval Ireland. She is the Principal Investigator of the 4-year SFI-IRC Pathway project 'Power and Patronage in Medieval Ireland: Clonard from the sixth to twelfth centuries'. She previously held IRC and NUI postdoctoral fellowships in UCD Dublin and NUI Galway. She contributes regularly to RTÉ Brainstorm and television programmes such as the RTÉ 1 documentary Finding Brigid (with Siobhán McSweeney). 

All are welcome!