Mr. Tommy Graham to launch Community Archive Network which includes Ballinrobe's Community History

Photo:Mr. Tommy Graham, Editor of History Ireland Magazine

Mr. Tommy Graham, Editor of History Ireland Magazine

Photo:Ireland's history magazine, History Ireland, makes a foray into book history in the September/October issue.

Ireland's history magazine, History Ireland, makes a foray into book history in the September/October issue.

Photo:Tommy Graham will be hosting a series of History Ireland Hedge Schools during 2011, lively round-table discussions with historians and well-known personalities. If you are a local history society, or a parish priest, vicar or imam with access to a local hall, and are interested in setting up such an event, why not get in touch and we can discuss the logistics. Pod casts and videos of these events will be posteas as they become available at: http://www.historyireland.com/hedge/

Tommy Graham will be hosting a series of History Ireland Hedge Schools during 2011, lively round-table discussions with historians and well-known personalities. If you are a local history society, or a parish priest, vicar or imam with access to a local hall, and are interested in setting up such an event, why not get in touch and we can discuss the logistics. Pod casts and videos of these events will be posteas as they become available at: http://www.historyireland.com/hedge/

Image: History Ireland

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Ballinrobe's historicalballinrobe website is to be part of the Museum's Community Archive Network
By Averil Staunton

Mr. Tommy Graham will launch the Community Archive Network, of which Ballinrobe is a member, on Friday 11th Nov, 2011 at 3 p.m. at the National Museum of Ireland, Country Life, Turlough.


Mr. Graham, who has lectured at Tisch Dublin since spring 2001, graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, with honours in history and continued his postgraduate studies on the Dublin United Irishmen of the 1790s.   

Since 1993, he has edited the bi-monthly illustrated magazine History Ireland. He is also founder and director of Historical Insights Ireland Ltd., a research, consultancy, and tourist business.  Since 2007, he has presented Talking History, a live history radio show on Newstalk 106-108 fm. His latest project, which kicked off at the 2010 Electric Picnic, is the History Ireland Hedge School, a series of live (and lively) round table discussions with leading academics and public figures

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