Ballymote Heritage Weekend 3 - 6 August 2001

In Pastoral Center, Ballymote, Co. Sligo.

Friday 3rd August
8.30 pm. Official Opening
by Liam Healy, Deputy Chairman, Independent News and Media.
Lecture: John Synge and Irish Nationalism. Dr. Bruce Arnold, Author and Journalist.

Saturday 4th August
11.30 am: Outing: Tour of Manorhamilton area to include Hamilton's Castle, Market House, Fever Hospital, Famine Graveyard, Sean Mac Diarmada's Home, etc. Guide: Prin Duignan, M.A.

8.30 pm: Lecture:Dating the Past - Tree Rings, Carbon 14 and Ice Cores. John Dayton, B.Sc, PhD, Baron of Corran.

Sunday 5th August
2.00 pm. Outing: Art, Design, and Family History - some places of Cultural Interest in the environs of Ballymote. Guide: John Maiben Gilmartin, MA, DIT School of Art, Design and Printing.

8.30 pm. Lecture:From Sligo to Valparaiso. John Maiben Gilmartin MA.

Monday 6th August
9.30 am: Outing: Belvedere House and Gardens, Mullingar; Multyfarnham Franciscan Friary.

8.30 pm: Lecture: Jane Austen's Irish Friend. Jeffry Lefroy, Carrickglass Manor

Lectures 4.00
Transport available for outings

Weekend Co-Ordinators:
Eileen Tighe 071-83015
Betty Conlon 071-83380.

Ballymote Heritage Group was founded in May 1984. Monthly meetings are held on the last Wednesday of each month. As a highlight of the year's activities a Heritage Weekend has been organised on each August Bank Holiday since 1990. This has brought the Group's work to a much wider audience.
An annual publication, The CORRAN HERALD has been produced and published by the Group since 1985.

PATRONS:
Eamon Barnes
Most Rev Dr. T. Flynn, Bishop of Achonry
John Dayton, Barron of Corran.

OFFICERS 2000-2001:
President: Gerry Cassidy
Vice-President: Matilda Casey
Chairperson: Eileen Tighe
Vice-Chairperson: Yvonne Perceval
Secretary: Betty Conlon
Treasurers: Des Black & Mary Martin
PRO & Editor of Corran Herald: James Flanagan.

Members: Maureen Egan, Ann Harrison, Carmel Rogers, Jack Martin, Esther Cassidy, Anne Flanagan, Mary O'Donnell, Stan Casey, Paddy Horan, Nuala Rogers, Noreen Friel, Nellie Jordan, John Conlon, John & Marie Perry, Mary Black, Brenda Friel, Molly Howard, Maisie Mc Govern, Cathleen Coleman.

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