Lecture on Liam Glynn

Leslie Matson will present the annual lecture of the Irish Quaker Historical Committee. The lecture will be given at Quaker House Dublin on Thursday 14th June at 8.0 p.m. From 7.30 a display of relevant material from the Archives will be open. After the lecture light refreshments will be provided.

Liam Glynn will have been known to many Friends throughout Ireland, and in particular in Belfast, Dublin, Cork and Waterford, where he lived at various times during his career as a teacher. He was a scholar of the Irish language amongst many other achievements. Leslie Matson joined the staff at NewtownSchool while Liam Glynn was headmaster and knew him over many years. He has studied Liam Glynn’s life and has published an article on the subject in Decies.