Saturday, 17th March 2018
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‘Where do You think you’re From?’ is the title of the Waterford U3A (University of the Third Age) event on Monday October 2 at the Edmund Rice Centre (Mount Sion) at 2 pm. Máire Seo Breathnach, chair of the Waterford Placenames Committee and Irish Officer with Waterford Council will be the speaker. Máire will focus on the how and why of naming places especially new developments in the Waterford area. She will also lead a discussion on how much place means to us and helps to give us a sense of identity. Please bring with you what you know about the name of the place where you live now and also of your home place – where you were born or grew up or lived. All welcome. Admission for non-members €5. Put active into retirement.


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