Illustrated Talk and Tour on John McGahern

4 June 2013

Illustrated Talk on John Mc Gahern

On Tuesday 11th June at 8pm in Ballinamore library, local Ballinamore historian Dr. Frank Brennan will give an illustrated talk on John Mc Gahern, his life, his writings and his connection with Ballinamore, Aughawillan, Corraleehan and Fenagh. Frank has a profound interest in Mc Gahern and his writings and how the local landscape shaped his life and his books. Admission to this lecture is free and all are welcome.

On the following day, Wed 12th, Frank has organised a bus tour of Ballinamore, Aughawillian, Corraleehan and Fenagh with a visit to Glenview Museum to view the many items there identified with and presented by John McGahern. In the afternoon the tour will visit Carrick-on-Shannon, Cootehall and Boyle, all associated with John and his writings. Anyone interested can obtain details from Frank at

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