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Community project mural reveals forgotten stories in Roscommon

Oct 9, 2022 10:36 By Shannonside News
Community project mural reveals forgotten stories in Roscommon
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The first mural depicts a local publican defending her pub from 'The Burning of Knockcroghery' in 1921.

A Roscommon community project hopes to tell the forgotten stories of their area.

The Walls Project is part of a mural that depicts a major historical event in Knockcroghery, Co-Roscommon's history.

The first mural has been completed and it depicts a local publican defending her pub from being burned during 'The Burning of Knockcroghery' in 1921.

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Community activist, Gordon O'Connor, says this project displays the resilience of the people of the village.

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