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KILRUSH AND DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING 27 Nov, 2012
Kilrush & District Historical Society November meeting
Tuesday 27th November, 8pm (20:00 UTC)
Teach Ceoil, Grace Street, Kilrush
Kilrush & District Historical Society reverts to the last Tuesday of the month for its November meeting.
Dr Ursula Callaghan will deliver a lecture entitled:
'Building networks through printing in the eighteenth century: the case of Kilrush'
Ursula went to college as a mature student in 2002 to study history and media. She was awarded her BA in 2006 and her PhD in History in 2010. The title of her thesis was `Newspapers and printing in 18th century Limerick.' Since then she has worked on a range of history projects, lecturing, doing tours on 18th century Limerick, some genealogy, including Oral histories on missionaries in India, Congo Veterans, Ranks flour mills and the butchering trade. She is currently co-ordinator of the Mount St. Lawrence cemetery project and is also working on turning her PhD thesis into a book.
The lecture will take place at 8pm on Tuesday 27 November 2012 in the Teach Ceoil, Grace Street, Kilrush. Admission free for members; EUR5 for non-members.