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Imperial Twilight? From the death of Franz Josef I to the abdication of Karl I

posted Apr 10, 2017, 9:53 AM by Reinhard Schoeller   [ updated Apr 10, 2017, 9:55 AM ]
Franz Joseph I of Austria, ca 1854

... was the title of a talk given by Dr. Declan M. Downey, RAH, UCD School of History, on 30 March for Members of the Society. The talk was highly captivating with insights into the leading figures of the time, political aspects and the network of relationships, which in many cases reached well into Ireland's history and connected Irish families.