Tuesday, 16th April 2019:
A Clare County Library Decade of Centenaries Lecture
“By heavens, Joe, but there are great men in Ireland still”: Commandant Joseph Barrett (1888-1971) by Dr Paul O’Brien.
DeValera Public Library, Ennis at 6.30pm.
A talk about the recently discovered Archive of Joe Barrett of Kilrush and Darragh, Ballyea.
Barrett was a member of the IRB and Irish Volunteers and served as a leader of the Mid Clare Brigade’s Flying Column during the War of Independence.
Paul will bring some documents from the Archive to the talk.
Free lecture. All are welcome. Contact the library for more information on (065) 6846353.