Cultural Events

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Cultural Events

Thursday 4th April 2024 – Official opening and book launch:  The Shirley Arms, 8pm.


Local historian John Scully will launch his new biography of Patrick Byrne, Ah! How d’you do! Sir!  He will be joined on the night by Simon Chadwick, an eminent music historian and expert on the old wire strung harp.  The evening will offer a fresh insight on the career of the harper Patrick Byrne. Admission free.


Saturday 9th April 2024 – Guided Walking Tour – 11 am – meet at the Carrickmacross Court House. 

Historian Mary Kerley will guide walkers around Carrickmacross and bring alive the vibrant history of the town. The tour takes approximately 90 minutes and walkers should wear comfortable shoes and perhaps bring an umbrella!  Free event.

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