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Historical Field Trip Sunday May 13th

The Arra Historical and Archeological Society will be hosting a field-trip of some of the historical places in the Portroe / Newtown area on Sunday May 13th.
It will begin at 11am outside Newtown Church where people can car-pool if they wish on an ad-hoc basis.

The tour will visit a number of interesting sites in the locality including Youghalarra graveyard, St. Conlan’s Well, Garrykennedy, The Graves of the Leinstermen and Castletownarra graveyard.

The tour is FREE to anyone with an interest in the history of the locality and the Lough Derg region in general.

Archaeologist Dr Siobhan Geraghty who will lead the trip has a keen interest in the archaeology and history of the Duharra area.

For further information on the field trip please contact Derek on 087-9873712 or email
Please note: Trip is subject to cancellation due to adverse weather, please wear suitable clothing & footwear and note that the trip will be conducted over uneven ground in places.

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