Seán_Mac_DiarmadaOn 12 May 2015, to mark the 99th anniversary of the execution of Seán Mac Diarmada, Ballinamore Library, Ballimanore, Co. Leitrim, hosted an exhibition and display of memorabilia associated with Mac Diarmada. In addition to the exhibition, a 1966 documentary about Mac Diarmada was shown in the library (on continuous loop) between the hours of 2:30-7:30pm.

This event was a prelude to the centenary commemoration of the 1916 Rising and of Mac Diarmada himself. For further information please contact localstudies@leitrimcoco.ie

From the Dublin Review of Books: Thomas Fitzgerald reviews Brian Feeney’s 16 Lives: Sean MacDiarmada.

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