Talk On The Fenian Wild Geese by Ormonde D.P. Waters.
On September 12 Ormonde D.P.Waters will give a talk on his latest book "The Fenian Wild Geese" to the Museum Society members Ormonde was born in County Cork in 1932 and emigrated to Western Australia with his family from Laytown Co. Meath in 1967. Here he pursued a successful career in the state public service. He is widely recognised as the pre - eminent authority in his special areas of historical interest which include the United Irishmen of 1798, the life and works of John Boyle O'Reilly, the sixty two Fenians transported to Western Australia on the last convict ship in 1868, and the Catalpa Rescue of 1876. Ormonde D.P. Waters is a former editor of the Journal of the Australian Irish Heritage Association The Fenian Wild Geese is his latest publication. The event will take place at 8.00 pm in the museum.