Station event to commemorate Seán MacDiarmada
WhenSaturday, July 23, 2016, 11:00
A special event will be hosted to remember Seán MacDiarmada, after whom Sligo Station was renamed in 1966.
The event will take place at MacDiarmada Station on Saturday 23 July at 11am as part of Iarnród Éireann's 1916 commemoration programme, in partnership with the Royal Irish Academy, OPW and Ireland 2016.
The event will be addressed by the Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council and Nora Gillen, historian.
Light refreshments will be served. All welcome.
Seán MacDiarmada features in our recent publication 1916 Portraits and Lives, edited by James Quinn and Lawrence White, and illustrated by David Rooney.
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