Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh giving lecture in Leinster House

A lecture to mark Seachtain na Gaeilge was given by Professor Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh in Leinster House on Tuesday, 5 March.

The lecture looked at the establishment of Dáil Éireann in 1919 and the foundation of the democratic State in Ireland.

Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh is Emeritus Professor in History at NUI Galway and former vice-president of NUI Galway. He was appointed to the Council of State in 2012.

Video of the lecture will be available on OireachtasTV soon.

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