Newry and Mourne Museum is to host a series of lectures on the First World War. Each lecture will be held on a Wednesday evening, starting on 14 January, as follows:
14 January : Joining up for what? Irish recruitment in WW1, with Professor Keith Jeffery
21 January : Irish soldiers and the battles of WW1, with Philip Orr
28 January : The Medical Front, with Dr Robert Whan
4 February : The Home Front: Newry and Mourne in the Great War, with Dr Robert Whan
11 February : Mourne men and U-boats, with Matt Maginnis
18 February : A sort of homecoming: Irish soldiers & aftermath of WW1, with Dr Myles Dungan
Each lecture will begin at 7:30pm. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served, but booking is essential by telephone to 028 3031 3173 or email.
Venue: Newry & Mourne Museum, Bagenal's Castle, Bank Parade, Newry BT34 2BY.