Wonderful new tourist attraction in Cootehall to launch on Friday 9th April at 11.30am. The writer, John McGahern lived in the barracks in Cootehall from 1944 to 1953 whilst his father was the serving sergeant there.
The virtual launch will include a 5 minute video introduced by Mary McAleese former President of Ireland. The video will be available on the website mcgahernbarracks.ie. The John Mc Gahern Booklet, written by Tom Inglis is available to purchase for €10 excl. postage on the website, all proceeds go towards reducing the €25,000 loan required to renovate the Barracks and for its upkeep. Booklets available to purchase now at mcgahernbarracks.ie.
Courtesy of John McGahern Barracks.
All images are courtesy of Keith Nolan Photography.