Our next monthly lecture will be given by Dr Elizabeth O’Brien, Re-discovering Columba’s Monastery at Durrow, Co. Offaly. The lecture will be held in the Parish Centre at 8pm all are welcome.
Dr Elizabeth O’Brien is an Archaeologist and Early Irish historian who specialises in Early Medieval burial practices. Currently the Principal Researcher for the Irish Mapping Death project, she is a member of Council of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, a member of the Directorate of the Discovery Programme, Chair of the LIARI (Late Iron Age/Roman Ireland) project in the Discovery Programme, and is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. She has a very special interest in Columba’s Monastery at Durrow