Planning your organisation’s schedule for the upcoming year?
Clive is an enthusiastic and popular speaker who is always lively and engaging. He can speak authoritatively on any of the topics listed below (or you can download this PDF).
And if you’re wondering why the home page features such bright clothing, you’ll know soon enough when Clive arrives to give the talk!
If the subject you’d like to hear about isn’t listed please do contact Clive for a chat as he still may be able to meet your needs.
If you want Clive to come and talk to your group please contact him:
028 4482 8428
Fees can be negotiated with Clive when you are making arrangements.
The Stolen Village
The story of a county Cork village kidnapped by pirates and enslaved in North Africa in 1631.
The Partition of Ireland
including those most involved such as Carson, Craig, Collins, Griffith, de Valera.
Women of Ireland in the 19th and 20th centuries
including Constance Markievicz, Maud Gonne, Mary MacSwiney, Sarah Purser, Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, Edith Londonderry, Mary Robinson and others.
The Easter Rising
including all those involved e.g. Constance Markievicz, Pearse, MacDonagh, Clarke, James Connolly, The O’Rahilly and many others.
Ireland at War (WW2)
including Northern Ireland’s critical involvement and the Free State’s Emergency.
Eight Fearless Irishmen
Paul Cullen, Douglas Hyde, The O’Rahilly, Thomas MacDonagh, Michael Collins, Kevin O’Higgins, Hugh Lane, Erskine Childers.
The War of Independence and the Civil War
The 1798 Rebellion
in Wexford, Wicklow, Antrim and Down, including Wolfe Tone, Fr John Murphy and others.
The Great Famine 1845-49
The Fenians and the Young Irelanders and the abortive rebellions of the 19th century.
including Parnell, Redmond and the anti Home Rule situations like the Larne Gun Running.
The 6 Prime Ministers of Northern Ireland
Craig, Andrews, Brookeborough, O’Neill, Chichester-Clark and Faulkner.
The Taoisigh of the Republic
including de Valera, Lynch, Fitzgerald and Haughey.
Six Famous Sons of Killyleagh
Hans Sloane, Henry Blackwood, Henry Cooke, Edward Hincks, Terry Cochrane, David Healy
Tour of the Easter Rising Sites in Dublin
Clive has taken many groups to Dublin on a full day outing to visit all the sites used during the Easter Rising, including a tour at Kilmainham Jail. You travel to Dublin by coach and the majority of the tour is on foot with transport by coach between some sites. There is no set schedule of tours but Clive can make all the arrangements for your group, including a talk prior to the trip.