Five Key Figures in Irish History at Newry Museum

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Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Following on from their very successful history course “Five Key Moments in Irish History” last year the Museum will host “Five Key Figures in Irish History” from 10th – 14th March, at 10am to 12pm. This course offers those who never studied Irish history the opportunity to know more about the events and people that have shaped our lives as guest lecturers from The Queen’s University, Belfast will visit the Museum to deliver this five day history course. These talks focus on the people who shaped our history and had a direct influence on the development of Newry and Mourne including: • Hugh O’Neill • Oliver Cromwell • Wolfe Tone • John Mitchel • Sir James Craig. There won’t be exams or assignments and the course is free of charge, but pre-booking of places is advisable. If you wish to book or you require more information please telephone 028 3031 3178 or email Newry and Mourne Museum is open seven days a week and entrance is free of charge. For information on opening hours, events, services please telephone 028 3031 3182 / 3178 or visit For updates on the Museum like us on Facebook and to follow us on Twitter: @NandMMuseum
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