Saturday, 31 January 2015

Illustrated Lecture - Famine Times in Blarney and District

Date/Time Thursday 05th February 2015 at 20:00
Event: 
Illustrated Lecture - Famine Times in Blarney and District
Location: Blarney Secondary School (Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál), Blarney
Additional Information: Blarney & District Historical Society presents an illustrated lecture titled 'Famine times in Blarney & District'. The speaker Mr. Michael Murphy, is a highly acclaimed, award winning Cartographer or map-maker who teaches the subject in the Geography Dept. in U.C.C. He has compiled an incredible display of bygone maps coupled with a fascinating text for his lecture which examines how the terrible famine disaster affected the people of Blarney and District. He is also one of the editors of the recent publication, 'Atlas of The Great Irish Famine'. Everybody Welcome. Enquiries to Brian Gabriel 0872153216.

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