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Winter Lecture Series: ”From fame to failure: the Abbeyleix Carpet Factory.”
Our next lecture in our Winter Lecture Series is by Mairead M. Johnston. Carpets for the first-class staterooms of the Titanic were made in this factory.
Seven Oaks Hotel. 8 pm Wednesday 19th February. Admission free. All Welcome.
Mairead has written a book on the topic and available here:
History Project Competition (Primary Schools)
Open to all Fifth and Sixth Class pupils who live or attend school in County Carlow.
Theme: The history of a person, an event or a place in County Carlow.
Prizes for First (one hundred euro), Second and Third (fifty euro each).
For more details and entry forms click here.