The Annual Cardinal Newman/Maynooth Lecture takes place in the Renehan Hall, St Patrick’s College Maynooth on 4 May 2011 at 19.30. This year the distinguished speaker is Professor Eamon Duffy of Magdalene College Oxford. The title of the talk is ‘Smoke and Mirrors: Newman on himself’. The respondent will be R.V Comerford, emeritus professor of history NUI Maynooth. The lecture is sponsored by St Patrick’s College Maynooth, the Education Department NUI Maynooth and An Foras Feasa. All are welcome. For details click below. The image is an early seventeenth-century portrait, Spanish School, of Blessed Dominic O’Collins of Youghal, one of the early-modern Irish martyrs. It hangs in the Russell Library, St Patrick’s College Maynooth.