The Way We Were
A special evening celebrating Sligo history. This evening will feature keynote speaker: historian John O’Callaghan, Dr Marion McGarry, Adrian O’Neill & Treasa Nealon all of whom will share tales of bygone days.
Our keynote speaker; historian John O’Callaghan presents ‘Sligo and the Wider World 1918’ revealing our local links to national & international events, Dr Marion McGarry, shares the business of match-making and weddings, Treasa Nealon on the horrific cholera epidemic of 1832, and Adrian O’Neill Sligo Heritage Club on the surprising origins of our Sligo street names!
There will also be an opportunity to talk about tracing your family history with County Sligo Heritage & Genealogy Society and StoryTracks a modern heritage audio guide who will be in attendance from 6.30pm.
Let the variety and breath of speakers transport you back in time!
Tickets include complementary tea or coffee.
Image courtesy of National Library of Ireland