Katie Fahey’s Rebellion:
A Galway Romance Of 1916
by Dr. John Cunningham
Galway City Museum / Friday 17 June at 1pm / Admission Free
From a family of agrarian activists, Katie Fahy was secretary of the Craughwell branch of Cumann na mBan. John Nelly, master of Gort Workhouse, was a cultural revivalist and an Irish Volunteer. This lecture will discuss their involvement in the Galway Rising, their courtship and marriage, and their subsequent travails.
Dr John Cunningham is a lecturer at NUI Galway. He is the author of a number of books on Irish local history and labour history.