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Youghal Celebrates 1916 Book Launch

Stories and pictures of great celebrations….

Wed 22nd March   8.00pm

Tonight sees the launch by Youghal Celebrates History of their commemorative booklet on how Youghal celebrated 1916 – including all four “Degrees of Separation” talks, all the Comhaltas events, lots of photographs – a great souvenir of some terrific celebrations.

Youghal Celebrates 1916 – this little booklet has a number of articles linking Youghal to 1916 and the way the centenary was celebrated…. the stories include the ill-fated Isabella, the portrait of Roger Casement in the Tower of London, the story of Youghal when a young James Connolly was posted as a British soldier here, the story of Eric Hodges who died in the battle of the Somme, the story of Sean MacDiarmada….. a pictorial essay by Michael Hussey, photographs by Denise Fitzgerald, and of course, a huge note of appreciation to the Youghal News who covered a lot of the events Comhaltas organised. Edited by Kieran Groeger.

Booklets will be available for purchase on the night at €10.00

 

Contact Information

The Mall Arts Centre, The Mall, Youghal, Co. Cork