Fri Apr 28, 2017

National Endowment for the Humanities Seminar: "Cattle at the Booley: Seasonal Movement and Settlement in Post-Medieval Rural Ireland"


Location: 424 Flanner Hall

Eugene Costello

Dr. Eugene Costello, the Institute's 2016-2017 Keough-National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow, will speak on on the traditional Irish practice of "booleying"--the term used for the seasonal movement of people and cattle between low-lying farms and remote summer pastures in hilly terrain. The panel will include Dr. Mary Beaudry, Boston University; Dr. Stephen Rippon, University of Exeter; and  Dr. Kieran O'Conor, NUI Galway, as moderator.

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