From Finner to Flanders

From Finner to Flanders
A special talk on the life of Manorcuningham solider, Captain Henry Gallaugher DSO, will take place next Thursday in Letterkenny.

A special talk on the life of Manorcuningham solider, Captain Henry Gallaugher DSO, will take place next Thursday in Letterkenny.

Donegal County Museum hosts a talk by Declan O’ Carroll on October 16 at 8pm.

This talk is part of Donegal County Museum’s exhibition ‘Remembering World War One’ – The Donegal Story, which runs until January 2015.

Mr O’Carroll will talk about Henry Gallaugher’s life from when he trained in Finner, Ballyshannon and, after fighting in the Somme, died leading his men at the Battle for Messines Ridge in 1917.

Admission is free.