From Ulster to Rome: A retrospective on the career of Hugh O’Neill, earl of Tyrone 1550-1616

From Ulster to Rome: A retrospective on the career of Hugh O'Neill, earl of Tyrone 1550-1616


3 June - 4 June    
All day


The British School at Rome
Via Antonio Gramsci, 61, Rome

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Organised by Dr Hiram Morgan and Dr James O’Neill, University College Cork.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Hiram Morgan (University College Cork): Making History: O’Neill, the Pope and Spanish intervention in Ireland
  • Dr James O’Neill (University College Cork): Tyrone’s Military Revolution: The Nine years War in Ireland
  • Dr Ruth Canning (University College Cork): The political and strategic importance of the Pale during Tyrone’s Rebellion
  • Dr Malachy O’Neill (Ulster University): Irish Language Sources for Hugh O’Neill
  • Professor Michael Neill (University of Kent): “Discovered and laid open”: Imagining Ireland in Shakespeare’s England
  • Dr Thomas McCoog (Fordham University): A divided mission? O’Neill, James Archer, the Society of Jesus and the re-established mission to Ireland
  • Dr Brian MacCuarta (Jesuit Archives, Rome): The impact of the Nine Years War on the continental Irish: Henry Piers in Rome and Spain
  • Dr Mark Hutchinson (Lancaster University): James I’s Half-Subjects: Suarez, Lombard and the problem of Catholic Allegiance
  • Professor Brendan Kane (University of Connecticut): Writing the republic: the political thought of Tadhg O Cianain’s journal of O’Neill’s exile
  • Professor Elizabeth Fitzpatrick (National University if Ireland, Galway): Funerary monuments of the Irish at St Pietro in Montorio
  • Professor Michael MacCraith (St Isidor’s College, Rome): O’Neill’s Roman Holiday

Programme Ulster to Rome

Attendance is free. Please register in advance with James O’Neill at: