Castletown Foundation Annual Lecture 8 May 2022

The Office of Public Works and the Castletown Foundation

cordially invite you to a Lecture and Reception

to mark recent portrait acquisitions at Castletown House

‘Kinship and Connections: Portraiture and the Family in the Eighteenth Century’

by Professor Kate Retford, Birkbeck College, London

Sunday 8th May 2022 at 2.30 sharp,

Hunting Room, Castletown House

To be followed by the launch of

Terence Dooley and Christopher Ridgway (eds.), Country house collections: their lives and after lives (Four Courts Press, 2021)

Shaun Evans, Tony McCarthy and Annie Tindley (eds.), Land reform in the British and Irish Isles since 1800 (Edinburgh University Press, 2022)

In association with The Centre for the Study of Historic Irish Houses and Estates, Maynooth University

Professor Olwen Purdue will speak

Please RSVP promptly to Kevina Dunne:, as places for this event are limited