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Published on September 19th, 2014 | by BoyleToday.com

The Great War Roadshow in Boyle

Roscommon County Council in association with the Connaught Rangers Association will present “The Great War Roadshow”.

The event will take place in King House on Saturday 20th September from 10am until 4.30pm.

It will be presented by Myles Duncan with expert lectures by Turtle Bunbury, Dr. Ciaran Wallace, Gordon Power and Oliver Fallon.

Lectures will include:

“Lions, Donkeys and Paddies – The Irish experience of the Great War”

“Keeping the home fires burning: Civilian life in wartime Ireland”

“County Roscommon and the Great War”

“Barbed wire and shamrock: Irish Military genealogy 1900-1922”

“The glorious madness – Tales of the Irish and the Great War”

Further information on this event is available from King House 071 9663242 or

tegan@roscommoncoco.ie or rfarrell@roscommoncoco.ie

 

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