• Amherst Irish Assn.: Mike Ryan's Collection of Irish Literary & Historical Treasures

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    Name: Amherst Irish Assn.: Mike Ryan's Collection of Irish Literary & Historical Treasures
    Date: February 11, 2018
    Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
    Event Description:
    Distinguished former judge Mike Ryan of Northampton will tell the story of how he found his unique collection of original primary historical sources - signatures, photographs - and books relating to leading figures in Ireland's rich literary and political history. Mike will exhibit a copy of the rebel Michael Collins' signature, tell you about his acquisition of a book signed by 'The Immortal Irishman,' Thomas Francis Meagher in Richmond Prison; and view a fun photo of popular Irish writer Maeve Binchy and friends (signed by all those present). There's a great story behind every treasure. Event includes free tea and scones. Bígí linn! You're invited!
    Location:
    Unitarian Universalist (Social Room), 121 North Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002
    Date/Time Information:
    February 11, 2018, 2:00-4:00pm
    Contact Information:
    www.amherstirish.org
    Fees/Admission:
    $5 suggested donation, includes delicious, free tea and scones
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