Tuesday 6 November 2012

Three centuries of a Big House: Wednesday 7 Nov

Turtle Bunbury, author, historian and presenter of the TV series The Genealogy Roadshow, is giving a talk tomorrow, 7 November, at the RDS Minerva Suite, Ballsbridge. 

He will be chronicling the 350-year history of his family on the Lisnavagh Estate in Co Carlow, set in context with the collapse of the Ormonde Estate, service to the Redcoats, marriage dowries, tree-planting in the 1810s, gang wars in the 1820s, the impact of the Famine in the 1840s, the Land Wars, 1916.... Never  a dull moment!

The talk starts at 6pm. While it is free of charge and open to all, advance booking is essential. Phone: 353 (0)1 240 7254 or email: lectures@rds.ie