The November lecture of the Blarney and District Historical Society takes place on Thursday 3rd November at 8pm in Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál. It is titled ‘Slaughter on the Somme’ and commemorates the ending of this terrible battle, after 181 days fighting, in November 1916. The speaker is Mr. Gerry White of The Western Front Association (Cork Branch). Details of all lectures and field trips can be found on www.blarneyhistory.ie Enquiries to Brian Gabriel 087 2153216. Everybody welcome.