which contained specific reference to Carrick-on-Shannon and the surroundings areas. These documents potentially provide the corner stone of the Carrick-on-Shannon 400 commemoration planned for this year.
Historian Dr. Gerard MacAtasney has been engaged to conduct the research which will result in a new publication, a public exhibition and a lecture series throughout the 2013. John Bredin, Chairperson states “this is a unique opportunity and is only made possible through the PEACE III Programme managed by the County Leitrim Peace Partnership”.
The accurate historical data provides a basis to understand the events that have shaped social meaning in County Leitrim. The County Leitrim PEACE III Partnership is funded by the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund and managed by the Special EU