The Pontifical Irish College Rome will host an important history seminar on Saturday, 23 October 2010. Professor Dermot Keogh has organised a number of speakers to address the role of the Irish Catholic Church in the formation of the Irish state in the period between the World Wars. Speakers include Dr Daire Keogh, Ambrose Macauley, Martin Browne OSB, Todd Morrissey SJ and Patrick Kiely. The photograph, kindly provided by the Pontifical Irish College Rome vice rector Albert MacDonnell, features the papal nuncio blessing Irish troops following his arrival in Dublin to assist at the 1932 Eucharistic Congress. For seminar details visit this item in the news section.