The monthly talk will take place in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cushendall at 8.30pm.

The talk will cover the build up to the Rising, taking into account all the groups and characters involved, the polital machinations that paved the way for a rebellion, how it progressed and the aftermath.

Sean Collins is a graduate of U.C.D.  He has a long interest in Irish history of this period and in 1999 revived the Cenotaph Ceremony in his native Drogheda, which had not taken place for 30 years.  He regularly conducts shared history tours in Dublin and the Boyne Valley.  Everyone welcome, non-members admission £3