Monthly lecture

A look at country life by Dermot Layden

Carrick-on-Shannon & District Historical Society

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A look at country life by Dermot Layden

Growing up in a large family in the Arigna area in the late 1930s-early1950s, Dermot Layden discusses the traditions, practices, joys, and neighbourly interactions of country life at the Carrick-on-Shannon & District Historical Society’s monthly lecture on Wednesday, June 19, at 8pm in The Bush Hotel. 

Dermot Layden

Dermot’s illustrated presentation, based on his book “A Life’s Catch,” will touch on the history of the Arigna iron and coal industries.

The talk is attracting a large audience from a wide area of Leitrim, Sligo and Roscommon, and transport may be available from specific locations if required.

Admission is €5 (free to Society members).

Further information from 086 067 5283.