In the wonderful new Mitchelstown Library, Seachtain na Gaeilge continues till March 14th. The Peter Robinson emigrant ships display by Elaine Sweeney O’Toole continues at to impress and will be on show until end of March in the library. It depicts assisted emigration of farmers and workers in 1825 from the parish of Mitchelstown, Brigown, Templetenny to Ottawa Canada. Emigrant descendants from Canada will visit in September.
A genealogy workshop which will help you learn to trace your family tree by Shamrock Clan Search will be conducted in the library on March 23rd from 10am-12 noon.
Don’t forget the Minnie Ryan School of Dance concert at The Firgrove Hotel on March 17 at 8pm. See Mitchelstown pages at facebook/mitchelstowngathering2013 for many more events. Assist people trying to find their relatives by seeing the parish page.
Still time to enter a relative or friend abroad in a free draw to win a flight home up to €350 value in 2013.
Entries with names e-mail, address, phone numbers etc., to Ballyhoura office, Baldwin Street or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The next Gathering meeting will be held on Saturday, March 23rd at 10am in the library.