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Irish Penal Laws

Irish Penal Laws

21 Feb 2015 10:00AM - 21 Feb 2015 4:00PM

Description: The Penal Laws were a series of laws enacted in Ireland against Roman Catholics and Protestant dissenters, such as the Presbyterians. This course will consider the motivations and reasons behind the legislation, how coherent a penal code is actually presented, the nature of the laws and their impact. The day will end by considering the eventual repeal of the laws through the Relief Acts passed at the end of the eighteenth century and the transformative endeavours of Daniel O’Connell in the early nineteenth century.
Venue: Queen's Campus
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Public Speaking, Group 2

Public Speaking, Group 2

28 Feb 2015 10:00AM - 28 Feb 2015 4:00PM

Description: Many people fear speaking in front of others. If this is you and you have to make presentations, whether at work or socially, then why not come along to this friendly and practical course over 2 Saturdays. You will learn how to handle nerves, how to prepare and present your material as well as yourself and make the most of your voice. You will have the opportunity to deliver a variety of presentations, receive feedback and pick up useful tips along the way. It will help boost your confidence too.
Venue: Queen's Campus Belfast
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