Monthly Archives: May 2011

Talks and walks

Laurence Gilson’s legacy to Oldcastle was the gift of education.  By leaving such a large sum of money to endow the school that bears his name, Gilson ensured that generations of children from Oldcastle and the surrounding area received an education … Continue reading

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Some images of the weekend

We’ve previously added some photographs of the history of the Gilson Endowed School here and there were many many more to be seen in the exhibition which was held all over the weekend.  We’ve also now got lots of photos … Continue reading

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What a great weekend!

Well the Laurence Gilson Bicentennial Commemoration weekend is now over.  The committee were delighted at the turnout at all the different events over the three days and especially at the huge turnout for the unveiling of the statuary outside the … Continue reading

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