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September’s Waterford Treasures Talks.

‘An unflinching Idealism: The Life and Journalism of James W Upton’ (author of Pearse’s propaganda sheet in Easter week 1916)

By: Dr. Anthony Keating

Date: Monday the 5th of September

Time: 7.30pm

Where: The Garden Room of the Medieval Museum, Cathedral Square, Waterford

Cost: Only €5.00 (towards the museum acquisition and conservation fund)

The talk will be on Upton, who was a Waterford man and perhaps the most radical and influential Irish journalist in the first half of the 20th century and author of Padraig Pearse’s propaganda sheet during Easter week 1916.

Dr. Anthony Keating is a Senior Lecture in Psychosocial Analysis of Offending Behaviour at Edge Hill University in Lancashire, England, after a career working with offenders in community and custodial settings. He has a longstanding research interest in censorship and radical journalism in the Irish Free State.

Tickets available in advance from the reception at the Bishop’s Palace, phone 0761 10 2650, email [email protected] OR on the door on the night, but please come early!

Very kindly sponsored by the Granville Hotel, Meagher Quay, Waterford.