10 Oct 2017
FIRST OLD KILFARBOY SOCIETY TALK OF 2017-2018 – The wreck of the Leon XIII: Mick Carrick will deliver a talk on the Leon XII, which was driven up on the rocky reefs off Quilty on 2 October 1907. In the face of great danger the local fishermen risked their lives in the gales and Atlantic breakers. Effecting a rescue in their small open currachs against great adversity, they reached the wreck managing to save the crew and bring them safely ashore. Mick will recount this brave story and its effect in the village on Tuesday 10th October at 8p.m. at The Malbay, The Square, Miltown Malbay. Admission €5 Membership €20.