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June 2019

Norman Wexford: Echoes on the Landscape with Dr. Linda Doran

Tuesday, 4th June 2019 - 7:00pm

This talk by Dr. Linda Doran, will focus on putting the changes and structures of the Normans into their international context, and will include issues of land ownership due to marriage settlements.

Dr. Linda Doran has studied medieval settlements along the Barrow, Nore and Suir rivers and is the editor of the New Ross section of the Royal Irish Academy’s Irish Historic Towns Atlas. 

Work Matters Start-up Meet-up with Helen McCormack, CEO of HMC Marketing Consultancy

Tuesday, 4th June 2019 - 7:00pm

All you need to know about the 3Ms: Marketing, Mentoring, Money. 

This month we are delighted to welcome Helen McCormack, CEO of HMC Marketing Consultancy.

Helen is involved with Enterprise Ireland and H2020 technology funding programmes and has worked for companies such as Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Toshiba Medical Systems, GE Healthcare and Fannin Distribution Europe.

Helen has a wealth of business acumen, knowledge and experience that spans over 15 years. We are delighted that she will be in Gorey Library to share her knowledge and help local entrepreneurs and businesses.

Internet Safety Training Sharon Hayden National Parents Council (NPC)

Thursday, 6th June 2019 - 7:00pm

This programme looks at cyberbullying and how children use the Internet. Parents will be introduced to strategies to help their children be responsible, effective and safer Internet users.

This is part of a series of free talks in Wexford County Council Public Libraries. Read more:
Booking Recommended. Tel: 053 9236055


Norman Event for Families with Baya the Storyteller 

Saturday, 8th June 2019 - 2:00pm

"Eight weeks after Robert Fitzstephen's landing in Bannow Bay, we are delighted to welcome Baya Salmon-Hawk, a storyteller from the Aquitaine, who travelled with the three boats. She will tell of her experiences as she came over from Normandy with Dermot MacMurrough's party.

Her friendship with the Irish Princess Aoife has given her an interesting insight in this episode of Irish History. She was also able to converse freely with the King of the Welsh, Robert's cousin and learnt much about the history of that troubled time."

To book phone: 051 421877

All the Way Home with Jane Clarke in memory of the late Denis Collins

Thursday, 13th June 2019 - 7:00pm

Award-winning poet, Jane Clark will read from her new collection, All the Home, an illustrated sequence of poems in response to a family archive of First World War photographs and letters held in the Mary Evans Picture Library, London.

This event is in memory of the late Denis Collins.