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Glenview Hotel

8.00 pm on Tuesday 9th January 2018

First World War Irish Poets

Frank Tracy

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).

Glenview Hotel, Glen of the Downs 8.00 pm
Entry €4 (members €3) – all welcome

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