Wednesday 26 June 2013

What's in a name?: PRONI 27 June

An entertaining and informative afternoon is to be held on Thursday 27 June on the subject of placenames and surnames.

In addition to music, poetry and drama, What's in a name? will explore the culture and historical aspects of placenames and surnames. The Lord Mayor, Máirtín Ó Muilleoir, will open the event and expert speakers will provide an insight into how the Irish Language has contributed to this heritage.

The speakers include Aodán McPólín (Utach Trust), Jake MacSiacais (Forbairt Feirste) and Jim Bradley (Belfast Hills Partnership).

The Public Records Office of Northern Ireland will be exhibiting its online web applications at the event.

What's in a name? will be hosted by broadcaster William Crawley in the MAC Theatre, Belfast, 2pm–4pm.

If you'd like to attend, book on tel 02890 515057.