Former CHAS President and Carloviana editor and contributor Jim Shannon has published a comprehensive history of his home area of Hacketstown. Spanning from the Stone age to the Modern day this publication is sure to be the definitive history of  East Carlow. Covering topics such as archaeology, wars, land agitation, the family, revolutionary struggles, sport and religious history it has something for everyone. The book was launched by John Shortall, Carlow County Librarian on Thursday, October 20th at 7:30 pm in Carlow Central Library.

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