Callan Heritage society launches new book

The Callan Heritage Society Committee pictured at the launch of the book 'Callan 800 1207-2007 History and Heritage' at Col�iste �amann R�s, Callan last Friday night. Photo: Pat Moore.
The Callan Heritage Society Committee pictured at the launch of the book ‘Callan 800 (1207-2007) History and Heritage’ at Coláiste Éamann Rís, Callan last Friday night.

The Callan Heritage Society Committee pictured at the launch of the book ‘Callan 800 (1207-2007) History and Heritage’ at Coláiste Éamann Rís, Callan last Friday night.

The work, a companion volume, was launched by well-known broadcaster, writer, and documentary filmmaker, Joe Kearney, who is a native of the area.

The book was launched as part of the Abhainn Ri Festival, which took place across last week. Attending the launch were guests and contributors to the work, including Pierce Grace, Una Hogan, Patrick Comerford, Danielle Doran, John Walsh, Margaret Kennedy, Joe Kennedy, Frank McKenna and Jack Foley.