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Evening Heritage Talk November 2018

The East Galway Family History Society in association with Galway County Council are pleased to announce two evening heritage talks (7.30pm) at the Woodford Heritage Centre, 23rd November Dr Paul Rondelez and 7th December Declan Kelly, MA.

On Friday 23rd November @ 7.30pm in Woodford, Dr Paul Rondelez, will speak about ‘The iron industry in Woodford in the 17th and 18th century’.   This talk will give an overview on the Irish blast furnace iron industry in the 17th and 18th centuries.  The main part of the talk will focus on the information available about the history and ironworks of Woodford and the ones at Whitegate, which were owned by the same family.

Finally, memories of the very successful Furnace Festival held at Woodford last August will be brought back and next year’s proposed event.

* Please note this event is free, for more information please Telephone +353 (0) 909749309 or email: galwayroots[at]gmail[dot]com


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