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Kilkee Civic Trust Talks 2017
16th August 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Speakers are J.J. Hickie and Tommy McGrath -( Kilkee History Group).
Topic: The Edmond; Hopes Lost & Human Impact of Kilkee’s Famine Time Shipwreck.
Representing Kilkee History Group; J. J. Hickie & Tommy McGrath; two well-known Local Historians; who have an encyclopaedic knowledge of Kilkee’s life and times over recent centuries; will tell some of the personal stories of dashed hopes and dreams for those on board the “Edmond” which foundered on the rocks below Sykes House on Tuesday night 19th November 1850.
Kilkee Civic Trust is a non profit organisation working to enhance the quality of life in Kilkee, and its hinterland, by preserving and promoting its cultural heritage.
These talks are free to attend and all are welcome.