Michael A Hargadon Commemoration, celebrating his life and works
Posted on: September 7, 2018
6th – 26th August 2018
The Michael A Hargadon Commemoration took place in Sligo from the 6th to 26th August. This event commemorated the life and work of Calry native, Journalist Michael A. Hargadon. The event was organised by Calry Local History Society.
Over the event of the 10 days, several events were organised including the official opening of Michael A Hargadon road, the unveiling of a historic plaque at Michael’s birthplace, daily poetry readings at Hargadon’s pub and an exhibition in Sligo City Hall chronicling his early days, his childhood in Calry, emigration to Canada and his work as a Journalist, Athlete, Author and Poet. The Hargadon’s also had the opportunity to undertake genealogical research.