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The Lurgan Lectures: Lurgan's First Century: the origins and growth of a town in the Bann Vallely

Oct 28 2019
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David Weir St Peter's Parish Hall, North Street, Lurgan, County Armagh,
Mr David Weir
T: (028) 3831 3604
E: david.weir@armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk

Come along and gain an insight into the origins and growth of Lurgan, a town in the Bann Valley

In this lecture, Professor Raymond Gillespie of Maynooth Univeristy will provide an insight into the plantation origins of Lurgan and the subsequent development of the town in the 17th century.

This talk is part of an autumn series of lectures exploring the early history of Lurgan. The lecture series is supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council through the Lurgan Townscape Heritage Initiative.