Corrymeela: Playing together and Playing apart: Exploring Sport and Society in Partition–Era Ireland
17 Sep 2019 The National Football Stadium at Windsor Park, Belfast7.00pm – 9.30pm
This Corrymeela event will promote an enhanced understanding about the lives, perspectives and ambitions of those who lived through partition–era Ireland. Speakers will consider what options were open to sporting bodies after partition and how these both shaped and were influenced by the political events on the island.
There will be presentations and a panel discussion chaired by Kate Turner (Healing through Remembering) with inputs from Dónal McAnallen, Neal Garnham and Katie Liston who will share their work on the history and development of sport in Ireland, including the impact of major changes on sporting culture in partition–era in Ireland.