The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) will be hosting a half-day conference – Looking at Lissan: The Staples family and Lissan House, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone – on Thursday 19 March.
Speakers will draw from papers held in PRONI and elsewhere to consider the family’s estates, highlight some of the more colourful members of the Staples family, examine the significance of Lissan House and discuss the work of the Lissan House Trust.
Contributors will include Dr Neil Watt, Dr Anthony Malcomson and Jayne Greer.
Venue: Lecture Theatre, Public Record Office, 2 Titanic Boulevard, Belfast, BT3 9HQ
Time: 2pm to 4:30pm.
Booking is essential. To reserve your place, contact PRONI.