Fingal Heritage Network Local History Exhibition at The Atrium, County Hall, Swords

Members of heritage groups and historical societies from across Fingal gathered on Wednesday 19th April at County Hall to launch a Local History Exhibition. The exhibition presents a snapshot of heritage across the county and showcases the work of local heritage groups and societies. Groups and societies are active in holding annual lecture series, in running museums, in documenting oral history, in undertaking original research and publishing books, to mention just some of the many activities undertaken. Balbriggan & District Historical Society were delighted to showcase our Society at this exhibiton with photographs of the Sack of Balbriggan and also the commemoration of it’s 50th anniversary. Our exhibition also contained some memorabilia in relation to Terence McMahon who was a hero of the Siege of Jadotville and also some photographs from our activities in 2016.