Kilmacanogue History Society

The next talk of the Kilmacanogue History Society will take place on Tuesday 9th January, details below. For the full programme of monthly talks please click on the pdf at the end of this page. 


First World War Irish Poets

Frank Tracy

Venue: Glenview Hotel @ 8.00 pm on Tuesday 9th January 2018

Frank will present his illustrated talk on the Irish poets who served in the First World War.  Topics covered will include: the origins of World War I; the war on the Western Front; Major Roger Gregory/W. B. Yeats; the life and writings of Tom Kettle; the life and writings of Patrick MacGill; the life and writings of Francis Ledwidge.

Frank Tracy, born in the Liberties in Dublin, graduated from University College Galway with a B.A. in Celtic Archaeology, and spent most of his working life in the Public Service.  He is a keen hillwalker, and as a local historian has published many articles and books, including South Dublin Rambles (2009) and If Those Trees Could Speak (2005).


Entry €4 (€3 for members) – all welcome.



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