World War 1 (1914-1918) saw 210,000 Irishmen serving in the British forces - 35,000 Irish died.
In this, the centenary year of the start of The Great War, Tipperary County Council’s Heritage Office and Library Service have joined forces with RTE broadcaster and historian Dr Myles Dungan to offer the public a compelling conference programme of talks and presentations on the Irish and World War 1.
The The Great War Roadshow conference will be held at The Source Arts and Library Centre, Thurles on Saturday, November 22nd (10am-4.30pm).
Speakers include Dr Myles Dungan, Turtle Bunbury author and presenter of The Genealogy Roadshow, Dr Ciaran Wallace historian and broadcaster, John O’Keeffe criminologist, broadcaster and journalist and well known Tipperary local historian Dr Des Marnane.
This event has been funded by The Heritage Council. It is free to attend, but ticketed (booking is essential).
Please contact Tipperary Studies on 0504 29278. See tipperarycoco.ie or greatwarroadshow.ie for more information.