Local author to launch book about Irish military history in NUI Galway

Galway based author Patrick O’ Leary will be launching his book Servants of the Empire:the Irish Punjab 1881 -1921 in the Centre for Irish Studies at NUI Galway on Thursday March 14.

The manuscript documents the journeys of the Irish servants, doctors, and engineers (some of whom were NUIG graduates ), who served in the British Raj in India. T

The book launch on March 14 will be preceded by a seminar at 4pm, given as part of the seminar series at the Centre for Irish Studies at the university entitled Never again; the influence of the Irish famine on Punjab’s prosperity

 

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