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Cuimhneachán John O’Gorman

To commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Death of the Renowned Roscommon

Uilleann Piper, John O’ Gorman,

a talk on John O’Gorman, followed by traditional music, will be held at

Garranlahan Community Centre,  Sunday 19 March 2017 at 12:45p.m.

Afterwards there will be a visit to Derrylahan, the place of O’Gorman’s birth.

Light refreshments will be served at the Community Centre  – all are welcome


A further Commemorative event will be held at John O’Gorman’s burial place

The Famine Graveyard, at Murhaun, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim at 4:00 p.m.

Assemble at St Patrick’s Church, Drumshanbo, carpark.

Music afterwards in Conway’s Bar, Drumshanbo.

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John O’Gorman (also known as Johnny Gorman or ‘Jack the Piper’) was born at Derrylahan in 1861, and died tragically near Drumshanbo in 1917.