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Saturday 3rd August 2013

Lecture: The Railways of County Sligo by Peter Bowen-Walsh, Railway Historian

Time: 8.30pm

Venue: Teagasc Centre, Ballymote (see above re location)

Cost: €10

Sunday 4th August 2013

Outing To Templehouse, Ballymote –  Guided Tour and Lunch

Time : 12.00pm Guided Tour of House
1pm Lunch.

Cost: €30
Note*: Tickets at €30 and must be purchased before the evening of Friday 2nd from Aidan Tighe’s shop, Ballymote, Remaining tickets available on the opening night only.
Own transport  – lifts on request when booking

Sunday 4th August 2013

Lecture: Bram Stoker, Dracula and the Sligo Connection

Paul Murray Retired Diplomat & Author of “From The Shadow of Dracula: A life of Bram Stoker”

Time: 8.30pm
Venue: Teagasc Centre, Ballymote ( see above re location)
Cost: €10

Monday 5th August 2013

Outing To Tullynally Castle Co. Westmeath and Fore Abbey

Guide: Frank Tivnan, MA Historian

Meeting point: Car Park at Catholic Church, Ballymote

Time : 9.00am

Monday 5th August 2013

Lecture: The Sligo Port Strike 1913

Dr Padraig Deignan Author & Historian

Time: 8.30pm

Venue: Teagasc Centre, Ballymote (  see above re location)

Cost: €10

The Corran Herald Latest Issue No. 46, 2013/2014

This Issue Contents:

Features in this issue include:

Tillie Casey – An Appreciation (David Casey)
John Doddy, A ‘Rebel’ Cleric (John Mc Ternan)
A strange thing happened on the way to the dance (Michael Farry) 
The place where I was born (Bernie Gilbride)
Faster, Higher, Stronger: My experience of the Olympics (Conor McDonagh)
Synge’s Chair on Irishmaan (Bernie Doyle)
Three stones and a well-dressed man: The story behind the story (Martin A Timoney)
Two giants of Irish life (PJ Duffy)
Further light on the linen Industry in 18th Century Ballymote (John Coleman)
Classiebawn and the Assassination of Lord Mountbatten at Mullaghmore: A Retrospective (Joe Mc Gowan)
A season in the Carrowmore Meadow (Lynda Hart)
The Ballad of Corran Park (Neal Farry)
Wedding Bells in 1914 (Submitted by Padraig Doddy)
Ballymote 1915-1921 (Mary Gaffney)
Underground Streams and Canals without water (Bernie Doyle) 
The Sligo Port Strike of 1913 (Padraig Deignan)
Cillin Monastic Site (John Higgins)
Down on the Farm in the 20th Century (Kathleen Fairbanks)
World War 1 Casualties from the Barony of Coran (Neal Farry) 
Inquisition in Ballymote 1593 and 1617 (Jim Higgins)
Count Charles O’Gara 1699 – 1777 (Maura O’Gara-O’Riordan)
‘Vanished Shop Fronts’ (Photographs collected for the Gathering photography exhibition) 
Mining in the Connaught Mineral Field (Pat Hughes)
The Irish Revolution 1912-23 (Neal Farry)
James Daly and the Land League – The Sligo Connection (Neil Mongey)
Heritage Weekend 2012 (Paddy Conboy)
Mayo Churches, Stained Glass and More (Micheal Murphy)
Headed paper of Hannan’s of Market Street from a receipt of July 1903
Dedicated to Sligo : Thirty – Four Essays on Sligo’s Past (Martin A. Timoney)
Photography of the Corran Park Committee in 1949
The Origins of Strandhill as a seaside resort (John Mc Ternan)
The Ballymote Gathering Photographic exhibition (Submitted by Mary Cawley) 

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