Prof. David A Wilson, biographer of Thomas D’Arcy McGee, in conversation with Councillor Joe Cressy.

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Prof. David A Wilson, biographer of Thomas D’Arcy McGee, in conversation with Councillor Joe Cressy.

April 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm

Free

Born in April 1825 in Carlingford, County Louth, McGee was a rebel, participating in the Young Ireland rebellion in the 1840’s. He was also a writer, orator, poet, a participant in the Fenian movement in the USA and a Father of Canadian Confederation. He was assassinated in Ottawa in April of 1868.

To discuss his extraordinary life, this April, the month of both his birth and his death, Canada Ireland Foundation is delighted to offer this compelling eve