Well know Boyle author and businessman Barry Feely will address Carrick on Shannon and District Historical Society this evening Wednesday May 15th.
Barry will give an illustrated talk on his most recent book – “We are the Survivors: Boyle Workhouse and Emigration in Famine Times”.
The event will be held in the Bush Hotel commencing at 8.30pm.
Admission is €5, free to society members.
The book features illustrations by Michelle Simon – a scenic artist from Maple Drive in Boyle who now works in Ardmore Studios in Bray.
The book was designed by Padraig Cunningham from Puredesign.ie in Boyle.
You can purchase the book here