Kilkenny County Library
Loughboy Library, Gallowshill, Co. Kilkenny
20 August, 10am - 5pm
21 August, 10am - 5pm
22 August, 10am - 5pm
23 August, 10am - 8pm
Immerse yourself in nineteenth-century Achill history through storyboards, folklore and a suggested island heritage tour, including startling and dramatic island narratives.
Five dramatic events historic events will feature: * Francis Reynolds and the Night of the Big Wind (1837). * Edward Nangle and Great Famine controversy (1846). * Evictions at Ailt (1854). * Tattie Hoker dorwnings (1894). * The Valley House atrocity (1894).