A diplomat with a special connection – the incredible story of Leopold Kerney, G2 and German Military Intelligence during the Second World War

Dr. Barry Whelan

Leopold Kerney - Extraordinary Irish diplomatThe March GAHS talk be given by Dr Barry Whelan who is a historian in DCU specialising in 20th century Irish and European history. He completed his doctoral thesis on Ireland and Spain during WWII and has since then published in a variety of academic journals, websites, newspapers, magazines and encyclopaedias. Barry has also appeared numerous times on radio and television. He has recently completed a biography on Ireland’s first diplomat to Spain – Leopod Kerney entitled Ireland’s Revolutionary Diplomat: A Biography of Leopold Kerney with Notre Dame University.
Monday 9th March 8pm at the Harbour Hotel, Galway.
All are welcome to attend and admission is free of charge.