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Museum Members' Annual Trip to the North Midlands

The museum members' annual trip this year will take place on Sunday the 29th of April to Wednesday the 2nd of May.  

There are eight spaces left on the trip so if you are interested in booking one of these spaces please contact the museum at 058 45960.

Object of the Week - A selection of sweet labels from the shop at the Ormonde Cinema, Dungarvan, 1950s/60s

Gallows Hill featured in present edition of Archaeology Ireland

Waterford County Museum/Gallows Hill Adopt a Monument Community Group were delighted to be included in the present issue of Archaeology Ireland.

Plans with the group are well underway for a further dig at the mound during the summer.  All donations for this historical ground breaking event will be welcomed at the museum and remember that no donation is too small.

International Women’s Day Talk

Our talk on Sarah Purser by William Fraher was held in the museum on International Women’s Day Thursday the 8th of March.  There was a brilliant attendance and the talk was thoroughly enjoyed by all.

Object of the Week - Photograph of a snowdrift in Abbeyside, March 1947

This photo of two people having fun in the snow was taken at Coolagh Road, Abbeyside in March 1947.

World War 1: Some Local Stories - An Illustrated Talk by Seán Murphy

It is true to say that Seán Murphy is probably the most recognised personality in County Waterford.  Seán and his wife Síle’s contribution to local history is legendary.  They have several books to their credit dealing with local history down through the years.

Seán will be giving a talk on local people and their connection with WW1 at the Dungarvan Harbour Sailing Club on Wednesday the 21st of March at 8pm.  Admission is €5.


Kilmacthomas Historical Society Talk

Kilmacthomas Historical Society are holding a talk on ‘A Church of Ireland family story 1920-1923’ by John Hobbs in Lenihans Lounge Bar, Newtown, Kilmacthomas on Monday the 12th of March at 8pm.  

Admission is €5 and all are welcome to attend.

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