Aidan Clarke, b. 1933
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Aidan Clarke, b. 1933


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Track 1: His background in Dublin, and his parents’ influence. Track 2: His early education, and his entry to Trinity in 1951 as an undergraduate, to study history. His lecturers and his respect for Professor Lyons. Track 3: His work at Magee College in Derry from 1959-1965, and his involvement with the University for Derry campaign. Track 4: His interview for a position as History Lecturer at Trinity, and his subsequent employment there. Track 5: The changes brought about in teaching practices and the curriculum. Track 6: His father Austin Clarke, his poetry, and the changes in his political views over his lifetime. Track 7: His retirement in 2001, and continuing involvement with Trinity, remaining a Senior Research Fellow until 2010. His publications over many years, and the high points in his life. Track 8: His membership on the Board of Trinity College, and the positions he held.

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Trinity College, Dublin, Collection



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48 hours

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9.97 MB, 9.85 MB, 3.50 MB, 6.88 MB, 6.09 MB, 6.73 MB, 10.58 MB, 12.13 MB

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Fellow Emeritus, Erasmus Smith’s Professor of Modern History

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Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore