Edenderry Historical Society – ‘Exploring 1916: a Midlands perspective’
Oaklands Community College, Edenderry
19th February 2016 at 7:00 pm
• Tullamore and the 1916 Rising, with Michael Byrne
• Emily Weddall and 1916, with Maria Gillen,
• Frank Burke of Carbury & 1916, with Oliver Conlon,
• Kildare and the 1916 Rising, with James Durney,
• ‘The year began with a bang’: Edenderry, 1916, with Ciarán Reilly.
Dr Philip Brady will offer a response to these papers.
Admission: €10, which includes refreshments
The lighting of the Uisneach beacon fire was the signal for igniting fires on many hills across the whole island creating a unique ‘fire eye’ with Uisneach being the pupil. This heralded the coming of summer.
Time: 2nd December 2028