Padraig Mc Garty is a native of Mohill, Co. Leitrim, and is a Senior Lecturer in Public Policy at the Institute of Technology, Tralee. His previous employments include the Department of Finance, Technological University Dublin and Athlone Institute of Technology.
Padraig is a graduate of University College Dublin where he studied politics, history and economics. He also holds a Master of Business Studies from the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business, and a PhD from Dublin City University.
Dr McGarty is author of the forthcoming publication by Four Courts Press:
The Irish Revolution: Leitrim 1912-1923.
Dr Padraig McGarty
Sean Mac Diarmada Summer School
The Sean Mac Diarmada Summer School is now becoming a firmly established event in the annual calendar of summer schools being held nationwide, and continues to offer to its audience, the very best of contribution in the context of academic expertise and public interest issues.
Thanks to the hard work, dedication and commitment of the summer school committee, the local community, and Leitrim County Council, Kiltyclogher has established a summer school that bridges the gap between the historical and the contemporary, linking the past to the most pertinent of current issues and topics, thus making it an event that embraces many interests, and appeals to a wide spectrum of people.