The 42nd Roscrea Conference took place recently. The theme of this year's spring conference wass “The Round Towers Of Ireland”. Once again the conference, which is run by Roscrea People in association with Roscrea Heritage Society took place at Mount St Joseph Cistercian Abbey, Roscrea. As always the conference organiser was popular local man, George Cunningham, Dept. of History, College Of Humanities, University of Limerick and Parkmore, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary.
Professor Peter Harbison was a special guest of the 42nd Roscrea Conference which took place last weekend. The Professor was one of many who traveled from England, The Netherlands, Germany, America and from counties throughout Ireland to enjoy the spring conference which focused upon “The Round Towers Of Ireland”
The conference was once again a great success with contributions from many people including, Peter Harbison, Con Manning, Senior Archaeologist, DEHLG and George Cunningham, M.Litt.
The 42nd Roscrea Conference took place last weekend and once again was a marvelous success. The theme of this year's spring conference was “The Round Towers Of Ireland”. The conference was organised by local historian George Cunningham. Our picture shows Fr Richard Purcell opening Roscrea's 42 conference watched by George Cunningham.