Interesting programme of lectures ahead for Muskerry Local History

Monday, 17th October Kilcrea and Crookstown in the Middle Ages: The European dimension Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel This lecture throws new light on the beginnings of Kilcrea and Crookstown. Monday, 7th November Launch of Times Past, journal of Muskerry Local History Society Monday, 21st November The Battle of Jutland 1916 – A Cork Tragedy Tony McCarthy Over 120 of the 8,600 sailors who died in the Battle of Jutland were from Cork, including 3 from our own locality. This lecture tells some of their stories and of the ships in which they lost their lives.   Monday, 5th December Seán Ó Ríordáin by Dermot O’Donovan Seán Ó Ríordáin’s cultural background as an emigré in Inniscarra; the poet and the memories of local people, as well as aspects of his poetry. Lectures take place at Ballincollig Rugby Club Hall at 8pm sharp. Annual subscription €10, alternatively a cover charge of €3 applies at each lecture. 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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