Sponsors & Collaborators


limerick-cocoLimerick Museum & Archives

Limerick Museum and Archives provides for the collection and preservation of archives andmaterials relating to Limerick and makes their collections available to the public. Limerick Museum and Archives preserves the history of Limerick city and county, and is run by Limerick City and County Council. It also celebrates its centenary year in 2016. We offer our sincerest gratitude to Jacqui Hayes, Chief Archivist and to


 Unite the Union     

 Unite the union is one of Ireland’s biggest trade unions with 1.42 million  members. It is a democratic and campaigning union standing up for equality for all. Unite is dedicated to serving the best interests of its    members, protecting workers rights and improving the quality of life by negotiating with employers and government. We are extremely grateful to Unite for its support.


iwamdIrish World Academy of Music and Dance

The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance is a centre of academic and performance excellence housed at the University of Limerick. We are grateful to Dr Niall Keegan for facilitating the opening of the symposium with a specially adapted musical composition.


    bmsg  Belfast Model School for Girls,  Belfast


scoil-i-i Coláiste Íde agus Iosef,  Co. Limerick

Jessica Rutherford from Belfast Model School for girls together with Sarah Cusack  from Coláiste Íde agus Iosef, Abbeyfeale, Co. Liemrick  will recite a short excerpt from Seamus Heaney’s The Cure at Troy, to set the tone for the afternoon symposium.