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18.08.2018, 11:15 A.M.

1. 11h15 : Birr Library : presentation of Birr/Midlands Committee reports from 1993 to 2013 to Birr Library for display in the local history section of the library; followed by tea and cake
2. 13h : Short Tour of Georgian Birr – Oxmantown Mall/John’s Hall/Selected FAN trail plaques – starting from Library : tour by Margaret Hogan and John Joyce
3. 15h : LECTURE on Georgian Ireland, its breadth and vernacular; connections to Europe; achievements : Dr Patricia McCarthy, author of ‘life in the country house in Georgian Ireland’
Venue : Blazer’s Room, Dooley’s Hotel
4. 17h : CELEBRATION : 60th anniversary of IGS; 25th anniversary of Birr/Midlands IGS chapter : Cocktail and finger food : Venue : Dooley’s Hotel
CONTACT : Elizabeth Fogarty, Hon Secretary, 087 609 00 10