Blarney and District Historical Society presents an illustrated Lecture titled - 'Crime and Punishment in Victorian Cork' at Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal (Blarney Secondary School),
Speaker Mr. Ronnie Herlihy, is a well known and respected member of the Cork South Parish Historical Society and author of a number of books, including ‘A Walk Through the South Parish – Where Cork Began’ and ‘Tales from Victorian Cork’.
Mr Herlihy will take us back to a bygone time with this evening’ s illustrated presentation which is based on a selection of the various crimes, court cases and the punishments that took place during the early Victorian era of 1837 to 1859. Criminality in Cork City of the time matched anything being perpetrated by current criminals.
Enquiries to Brian Gabriel 0872153216.
For more information see www.blarneyhistory.ie.