The Past from the Press – 5th November to 1st December 2019

History through the Eyes of the Newspaper

the past from the press

The Past from the Press is an event taking place 5th November to 1st December it explores issues such as news values, bias, subjectivity and propaganda.  This event strives to encourages visitors to ‘read between the lines’ of historic and contemporary newspapers.  Newspapers are full of information which provides us with important, primary evidence about the past. As with all historical evidence, there is more to a newspaper than first meets the eye.

Admission Free

For further information contact

Address; North Mayo Heritage Centre, Enniscoe, Crossmolina, Co.Mayo

Telephone; 096 31112 or 096 31809 
Email; or


Organised with the National Library of Ireland, The Jackie Clarke Collection, private collectors and the people of North Mayo.

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