Maynooth Through the Ages

Maynooth Through the Ages: Aspects of Town and University History

Department of History in collaboration with Department of Adult Education, Maynooth University Library, and St Patrick’s College Maynooth presents ComMUniversity Lecture Series

When: Monday, February 13, 2023 – 19:00 to Monday, March 27, 2023 – 19:00
Where: Maynooth University Library, South Campus, Maynooth Co. Kildare.

These events are free to the public but booking is essential. See the link below for information on each event and booking details.


13 February 19:00
Maynooth from earliest times to c. 1600, Dr Michael Potterton

20 February 19:00
Building Maynooth 1700-1900: some key features in the making of the village and the creation of a small town, Prof Arnold Horner

27 February 19:00
Carton House: a brief history from c.1730 to the present, Prof Terence Dooley
Maynooth treasures: the Russell Library, its collections, and beyond, Susan Durack

6 March 19:00
The revolutionary life of Lord Edward FitzGerald, 1763–1798, Dr Liam Chambers

20 March 19:00
A tour of Maynooth College Chapel, Dr John-Paul Sheridan

27 March 19:00
Women in the “new” Maynooth: the early years, Prof R.V. Comerford
Dr Jennifer Redmond in conversation with Dr Mary Cullen