TROLLOPE FESTIVAL : OPENING EVENT : THURSDAY 9TH JULY 6.30 P.M.
A talk by Stephen Ferguson on the history of the Post Office in Ireland with particular reference to Anthony Trollope will be take place in Crank House on Thursday 9th July at 6.30 p.m.
This is the opening event in the inaugural That Beats Banagher festival which will be followed by the opening of an exhibition on Banagher in the Time of Anthony Trollope, 1841 – 44. High tea will then be served in the adjoining courtyard from 8 p.m.
Stephen Ferguson is Assistant Secretary of An Post and Curator of the G.P.O. museum.
He has written numerous books on the history of the postal service including a volume onthe Irish post box, an item forever associated with Anthony Trollope.