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New MIC PhD Scholarship in Geography 2017
Mapping the City: What the 2011 Census Says about Limerick
As part of Geography Awareness Week, the Department of Geography at MIC held a free public geography lecture on November 15th. This event was recorded and is now available to watch online.
Click here to watch the presentation full
Peacekeeping in the Western Balkans – Experiences from an Irish Perspective
Guest Speaker: Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Brendan O’Shea
Date: Thursday, November 29th.
Venue: Room 203 (Foundation Building).
Lieutenant Colonel Dr. Brendan O’Shea is a member of the Irish Defence Forces with 27 years military service. He has served in the Middle East on four occasions with UNIFIL and UNTSO and in Former Yugoslavia with the European Community Monitor Mission, later he served with the OSCE as an International Election Observer and as Chief Operations Officer with the UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK). He is currently employed in UNTSI (United Nations Training School Ireland) one of the constituent schools of the National Military College, where he lectures. He is an expert in CIMIC (Civilian Military Cooperation) and also teaches Peacekeeping Theory and Practice at the National UN Training Schools in Ireland, Canada, and Germany.
He is author, editor and co-editor of several books including:
(2012) Bosnia's Forgotten Battlefield: Bihac: Dublin: The History Press.
(2012) Perception and Reality in the Modern Yugoslav Conflict: Myth, Falsehood and Deceit 1991-1995. London: Routledge.
(2010) A Great Sacrifice: Cork Servicemen Who Died in the Great War. Cork: Evening Echo Publications
(2006) The Burning of Cork. Cork: Mercier.
(2006) The Modern Yugoslav Conflict 1991-1995: Perception, Deception and Dishonesty. London: Routledge.
(2005) Baptised In Blood: The Formation of the Cork Brigade of Irish Volunteers 1913 – 1916. Cork: Mercier.
(2003) Irish Volunteer Soldier 1913-23. Wellingbrough: Osprey.
(2001) In the Service of Peace – Memories of Lebanon. Cork: Mercier.
(1998) Crisis at Bihac – Bosnia’s Bloody Battlefield. Gloucester: Sutton Publishing.