Heritage Week Event – Exploring Gowran’s Contribution to the Great War
Padraig Yeates will outline the situation which existed in Ireland during the War years. This will be followed by Alyson Gavin who will speak about her quest for Aubry White, the soldier who is commemorated in the beautiful stained glass window in St Mary’s Church. Military historian Gordon Power will hold a talk and workshop on associated memorabilia. A questions and answers session will follow. The National Library of Ireland exhibition Gallant Sons will be in the church on Saturday and Sunday, 23rd and 24th August. If you have any medals or photographs of ancestors who served that you would like to know more about why not send your query to us in advance? To find out more about this event visit the Heritage Week website www.heritageweek.ie.