Keeper of the Flame – Bridget Mary Redmond

15th November 2017 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Ryston, Newbridge
Ryston Sports and Social Club
Kilbelin, Co. Kildare
Newbridge Local History Group

Keeper of the Flame, Bridget Mary Redmond

Pat McCarthy, author of The Irish Revolution 1912-23, Waterford (Four Courts Press, 2015), Waterford and the 1916 Rising (Waterford city and county council 2016), will give an illustrated talk on the life of local woman from Athgarvan, Bridget Mary Mallick, who was married to John Redmond’s son, William, and who succeeded him as TD on his untimely death in 1932. She died in 1952 at her parent’s residence in Athgarvan, and is buried in Kilbelin Cemetery, Newbridge.

All are welcome to our talk in Ryston Sports and Social Club at 8pm on Wednesday 15th November at 8pm.