Eachtra Journal

ISSN 2009-2237

Roscrea 800

April, 2013 · Written by: John Tierney Print This Page This entry is part 1 of 8 in the Issue 16


Roscrea Heritage Society

invites you to celebrate

Roscrea 800

800 years of Roscrea Castle: 1213 - 2013

and commemorating the first recorded instance of

Parliament in Ireland as happened at Roscrea in 1213.

Thursday 4th April – Sunday 7th April 2013


Thursday 4th April

in Damer Annex at 8.15pm

George Cunningham, 800 years of Roscrea Castle, from 1213 to 2013.  An illustrated presentation, Free Entry

Roscrea Heritage Society

Saturday 6th April

in Damer Annex at 11.00am

Chess in Action, Directed by Paud O’Reilly. Free Entry

Saturday Afternoon

Guided inside tours of the Castle, by Con Manning, Senior Archaeologist, Dept of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. Free Entry

2.45- 4.00 pm

Traditional Irish Music with CCE Roscrea. Free Entry

4.00 – 4.25pm at Damer Annex

Talk by Ger Dooley, MA

Ernie O’Malley’s interview with Ned Quinlan, Leader of the Roscrea IRA Brigade

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