County Longford Historical Society’s next lecture will take place on Thursday, 23 November at 7.30 pm in Teallach Íosa, St Mel’s Road, Longford. Sean Murphy will speak about the placenames of County Longford, a subject that will be of great interest. Mr Murphy lived in Drumlish in his youth and is a past-pupil of St Mel’s College. He edited the book Drumlish and Ballinamuck: Heritage and History, published in 2019. During the Covid-19 lockdowns, he completed another major book entitled The Townland Names of County Longford. Admission to the lecture is free and all are welcome.