Wednesday, 15th August 2012
Waterford 18th – 26th August
Irish Men in the First World War
This travelling exhibition created by the National Library of Ireland charts the huge human cost of the First World War, telling the stories of families who were left without a father, brother or son. These moving accounts bring home the reality of the war and tell us something about life in Ireland between 1914 and 1918. The exhibition is on display in Central Library to 27th September.
Waterford City Gaol
A History of Crime in Waterford
Wednesday 22nd August 6:30pm
Join Donnchadh Ó Ceallacháin in Central Library for a talk on Waterford City Gaol and its notorious inmates. The Gaol, situated in Ballybricken was built in 1727 and closed in 1939.
The story behind "The Missing Postman" with Fachtna Ó Drisceoil
Saturday 25th August 3:00pm
Author of The Missing Postman Fachtna Ó Drisceoil, will speak about the extraordinary story of Stradbally's "Missing Postman" in what remains one of Ireland's most notorious unsolved murder cases. The only clue to what happened was his abandoned bicycle which was found on a deserted country road. Admission is free to all events and all are welcome to attend
Letters to the Editor
- A Government Successread more »
Once in a blue moon. As rare as hen's teeth. A Government success. Each of those three sentences are as unusual and as rare as each other. But the last one seems to be about to take place. The Government has announced that it plans to give each child in the State a second year of free pre-school. It might not sound like earth shattering news but if it does happen then it could be one of the most significant things that this Government has done since it took office. Any money that is given over to education is a …
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