The Boundary Commission and South Armagh & South Down – Lecture


The lecture titled “The Boundary Commission and South Armagh & South Down: Were the Wishes of the Inhabitants Compatible with Economic and Geographic Considerations?” will be delivered by Dr. Cormac Moore, Historian-in-Residence, Dublin City Council.

The Museum will host a talk on the setting up of Northern Ireland, specifically the work of the Boundary Commission.

This lecture will highlight the debates in south Armagh & south Down areas surrounding the economic and geographic considerations to changes to the border.

The talk is free and will take place online, via Microsoft Teams.

Event Registration: Please contact Declan.Carroll@nmandd.org with the email address you wish to use.

For further information on this event, please contact the event organiser.


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Newry Mourne & Down District Council

Newry and Mourne Museum

Organiser Bio: Newry and Mourne Museum first opened in 1986 in Newry Arts Centre and moved to larger premises at Bagenal’s Castle in March 2007. It has welcomed visitors from all over the world who have enjoyed the rich tapestry of this region’s history on display throughout the building.

Contact Name: Declan Carroll

Contact Number: 0330 137 4034

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Address: Newry and Mourne Museum Bagenal's Castle Castle Street Newry BT34 2BY

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