Leitrim conferenceOn Saturday 9 August 2014 Co. Leitrim Peace III Partnership presented a conference relating to the ‘Decade of Centenaries’, entitled ‘Reflecting on events a century ago that have an impact on life in Ireland today’. The conference took place in Be Park Resource Centre, Manorhamilton, from 10am-4pm.  Speakers included Roisín Higgins (Teeside University), Eunan O’Halpin (TCD), David Scott (Somme Heritage Centre), and Rosemary Cullen Owens (formerly UCD).

 

From History Ireland: The Irish at the Somme and the fiftieth anniversary of the Easter Rising.

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