Daniel Beaufort’s Tuam: 1787
Irish Workhouse Centre
Tuam Library, Tuam, Co. Galway – County
17 August, 2pm - 3pm
Simone Hickey, MA in Historical & Heritage Studies, expands on her research of the men from Sligo who volunteered to fight in the Great War but never came home.
The talk culminates from 5 years data analysis & research. Simone will speak of the methods of identifying & verifying each man while also highlighting the men's motivation behind their enlistment. Moreover, the public sentiment of the time towards the men will be addressed. Lastly, Simone will detail how you can continue this or other research by discussing best practice of historical sourcing methods.