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Upcoming Lectures

Launch of BREIFNE Journal 2018

and

Annual General Meeting

Thursday, 31 May,
7.00 pm
Johnston Central Library


Followed by…

‘Women of the Irish Revolution’

A lecture by

Liz Gillis



Creevelea Abbey


Situated near Dromahair, Co Leitrim, the abbey was founded in 1508 by Owen O’Rourke, Prince of Breifne.


It experienced very mixed fortunes from 1584 onwards and especially during the Cromwellian Settlement.


It eventually closed in 1680.