Local Social History Evening
Collinamuck Community Committee
POSTONED UNTIL LATER DATE
Date: Saturday, 14th March 2020
Time: 7.30pm Sharp
Place: Collinamuck School, Collinamuck, Co. Galway
Organisers: Collinamuck Community Committee
Order of evening
Topic: Old Galway Clifden Railway
Speaker: Kathleen Villiers Tuthill
Kathleen will have a selection of her books available for sale on the night.
Topic: History of Past Local Churches and Priests
Speaker: Seamus Gavin
Seamus Gavin is a retired secondary school teacher (The Bish Galway) and former Councillor at Galway County Council.
He is from the townland of Knockaunranny in Moycullen and respected as one of our area’s renowned historians.
Seamus is an avid follower of our local GAA, a regular contributor to Sonas and weekly pens the Moycullen news for the Connacht Tribune.
Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill, a native of Clifden, is the author of five books, two booklets and numerous articles on the history of west Co Galway. Her work is based principally on primary sources, from public archives and private collections.
In recognition of her contribution to the heritage of the county, she has received two Heritage Awards from Galway County Council and an honorary Master of Arts Degree from NUI Galway.
Kathleen lectures frequently to local history societies and other groups throughout the country.
Books by Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill
A Colony of Strangers
Beyond the Twelve Bens
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