Muskerry Local History Society Programme 2015

Muskerry Local History Society Programme 2015

Monday January 19th Massacre in West Cork Barry Keane What happened in Ballygroman, Ovens and around Dunmanway in 1922? Monday February 16th Great Houses of County Cork & beyond Richard Wood An illustrated talk on the architecture and lifestyle of some of the great houses of County Cork and beyond Monday March 16th Landmarks of East & Mid Muskerry Tim O’Brien An illustrated talk on key historic features of our locality

Monday April 20th The Battle of Aubers Ridge and the Last Absolution of the Munsters Gerry White An anniversary lecture on the Royal Munster Fusiliers involvement in the Battle of Aubers Ridge and the famous painting of Fr Gleeson’s general absolution of the soldiers May History Walk in Cobh On the anniversary of The Sinking of the Lusitania by a German U boat off the coast of Cork Michael Martin Lectures at Ballincollig Rugby Club Hall at 8pm sharp.

Annual subscription €10, alternatively a cover charge of €3 applies at each lecture. Please note change of night to Monday night. Further information from Liam Hayes (087 7828546), Dermot O’Donovan (021 4873266), Rod MacConaill (086 1089524) or Dermot Lucey (087 9331135)

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