Representation in Ireland

Tuesday 30 April: Seminar - The Irish to the Rescue: the Tercentenary of the Polish Princess Clementina's Escape, Europe House, Dublin 2


Princess Maria Clementina Sobieska

On Thursday afternoon 30 April, the European Commission Representation in Ireland will host a retelling of the dramatic rescue of the Polish Princess Maria Clementina Sobieska from captivity in Innsbruck in April 1719 by a small group of Irish people and one French woman. 

This event is organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Dublin, the Embassy of France in Ireland, the Alliance Française Dublin, Rathmines College of Further Education and the Technological University of Dublin.

30/04/2019 - 15:00 to 19:30

The seminar will commence with an opening address by Professor Marian Lyons (NUIM) to be followed by papers from:

  • Dr Declan Downey (UCD),
  • Dr Jarosław Pietrzak (University of Poznań), 
  • Dr Eamonn Ó Ciardha (UU),
  • Dr Aneta Markuszewska (University of Warsaw),
  • Professor Edward Corp (Université Toulouse),
  • Dr Linda Kiernan (TCD),
  • Richard Maher (Rathmines College / TU Dublin). 

Tea and coffee will be provided during a short break between panels and wine will be offered at the closing of proceedings.

This event takes place in Europe House, 12-14 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2, from 3 to 7.30 pm.

To attend, please register here.