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The annual summer school commemorating and celebrating Daniel O’Connell and his legacy is underway in south Kerry.

Daniel O'Connell

The event aims to examine The Liberator’s life and times and the challenges they pose for the direction of modern Ireland. Lectures take place in Caherciveen and Derrynane House, O’Connell’s ancestral home, all under the direction of Caherciveen native and UCD professor of history, Dr Maurice Bric. The panel of speakers includes people from the area as well as historians and writers from Kerry and around the country.