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Museum Lecture 4- Saturday- Morals and Misconduct

Date: Saturday 11th Jan 2020
Speaker: John Flannery
Title: The Cormack Brothers
Venue: Tipperary Museum
Mick Delahunty Square, Clonmel
Time: 10.30am
Adm: €5

Synopsis: In May 1858, brothers Daniel and William Cormack from Loughmore were executed for the murder of local land agent John Ellis. Despite their pleas of innocence, the unreliability of the main witness and a huge public outcry over their convictions the brothers were not spared. This lecture will look at the events leading up to the crime, the society in which the events occurred and the legacy it created.

Biography: John Flannery compiled and presented the popular Talking History at Steeples talks on local history. He has lectured extensively to historical societies and schools throughout Munster. He is currently president of the Ormond Historical Society, based in Nenagh. He is deeply interested in local history, particularly the Irish Civil War period. John is currently completing an MA in History of Family at University of Limerick.

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