Skip to main content

Cookies on the DFA website

We use cookies to give the best experience on our site while also complying with Data Protection requirements. Continue without changing your settings, and you'll receive cookies, or change your cookie settings at any time.

Ireland's 1916 Easter Rising Lecture

As part of the Embassy of Ireland's Centenary Commemoration Programme, Dr. Martin Mansergh will give a lecture on the 1916 Rising entitled 'Ireland's 1916 Easter Rising - Taking Advantage of a Window of Opportunity to Establish an Independent National Democracy' in the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre on 20 April 2016.

Dr. Martin Mansergh is Vice-Chair of the Expert Advisory group on Centenary Commemorations. He served as a Senator, Member of Parliament and as Minister of State in the Irish Government. He was a member of the Council of State during President Mary McAleese's second term between 2004 and 2011. He is a former diplomat and political advisor to Taoisigh Charles Haughy, Albert Reynolds and Bertie Ahern, and a negotiator during the Irish peace process. He is the author of The Legacy fo History for making peace in Ireland, and co-winner of the 1994 Tipperary Peace Prize. Kevin Rafter published a biography in 2002. He is a member of the board of History Ireland. He is son of the Irish and Commonwealth historian Nicholas Mansergh, and obtained a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and a doctorate at Oxford University. He is married to Elizabeth, with four daughters and one son, and eight grandchildren.

If you would like to attend this event, please register here: https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/irish-embassy-kl-dr-martin-mansergh-lecture-irelands-1916-easter-rising-tickets-24420115222

Admission is free.