‘Rosslare in History’ is released

By Dan Walsh

Exciting plans for the planned launch of the new book, Rosslare in History No 7, published by Rosslare Historical Society by Cllr Ger Carthy, Chairman of Wexford County Council and Tom Enright, Chief Executive Officer, was postponed as the Covid-19 restrictions went to Level 5, however, the good news is that the fine publication has been released for sale.

Valerie Boggan, Secretary of the Society, said the launch scheduled for Friday, October 23rd, with the attendance of a small number of people at the Community and Recreation Centre in Rosslare and a Zoom broadcast had been postponed, but will be held as soon as Covid-19 rules allow.

Rosslare in History 7, edited by Gerry Breen, contains special articles on events in Rosslare over hundreds of years and is the seventh book of the Rosslare In History series which started in March 2005.

The book is now on sale for €10 at Boggan’s Londis, Grange Road, Rosslare (all proceeds go directly to Rosslare Historical Society). Delivery or postage can be arranged by calling 053 9132590 (postage charge will apply).

The editorial committee of Rosslare Historical Society for Rosslare in History No 7, comprises: Thomas Byrne, Chairman, Valerie Boggan, Secretary, John Roche, Treasurer and Deirdre Delaney, Pat Skillen, Oliver Doyle, Niall Keogh, and Christine Roche, who are committee members.

Further information: Valerie Boggan, 086 8273212, Email: Boggan-Rosslare@Londisretailers.ie

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