October 16, 12.30pm EST/5.30pm GMT
Justice Daniel Cohalan, or the ‘Judge’ as he became known, is best remembered today for his tempestuous relationship with Irish nationalist leader Éamon de Valera during the latter’s visit to the United States in 1919-1920. Cohalan deserves more attention than this and the story of his life as an American politician and Irish-American nationalist encapsulates the complex relationship between Irish America and Ireland during the early decades of the Twentieth Century.
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Dr Michael Doorley is an Associate Lecturer with the Open University in Ireland.This lecture will draw from Doorley's recent book: https://www.corkuniversitypress.com/Justice-Daniel-Cohalan-p/9781782053521.htm
The Ernie O'Malley Lecture Series is endowed by Cormac K. H. O'Malley in honor of his father, Ernie O'Malley.
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