Talk on Brendan O’Regan to take place in Mary Immaculate College

first_imgRELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Brendan O’ReganThe Thomond Archaeological and Historical Society are hosting a talk on Brendan O’Regan in Room T. 1. 17 Tara Building in Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick on Monday 23 April 2018 at 8.00pm.Brendan O’Regan, was the person responsible for initiating the idea of the world’s first duty free shop at Shannon Airport, which became the model for other such shops throughout the world.In addition to this, he was responsible for establishing the Shannon College of Hotel Management, Shannon Free Airport Development Company. He was the founder of Co-Operation North, the Irish Peace Institute and was Chairman of Bórd Fáilte. These are just some of the organisations he was involved in.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up If you want to learn more about the man come to this talk. It will be given jointly by Mr Cian O’Carroll and Mr Brian O’Connell. Cian O’Carroll is a Heritage Tourism Consultant and former CEO of Shannon Heritage and has edited new editions of Lenihan’s and Dowd’s histories of Limerick. He is also a former President of the Thomond Archaeological and Historical Society. Brian O’Connell, is a former chairman of Shannon Heritage, the State company which operates a network of cultural tourism venues.He is a member of the Hunt Museum Trust, in addition to being the author of ‘John Hunt, The Man, the Medievalist and The Connoisseur’ in 2013. He also initiated the publication of an oral archive on regional development pioneer, Brendan O’Regan in 2004.More about education here. Sad day for Limerick and Mid-West following Aer Lingus announcement – Mayor Michael Collins Shannon Airport “has been abandoned” NewsEducationTalk on Brendan O’Regan to take place in Mary Immaculate CollegeBy Staff Reporter – April 18, 2018 2162 Linkedin Urgent action needed to ensure Regional Air Connectivity Advertisement Facebook Emailcenter_img Limerick’s Student Radio Station Wired FM Celebrates 25 Years on Air WhatsApp Twitter Aer Lingus needs to clarify Shannon plans – Crowe Previous articleMayor calling on public to turn Limerick red to show support for MunsterNext articleLimerick Senator encouraging Limerick groups to apply for new €30m fund Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie TAGSBrendan O’ Reganduty free shopMary Immaculate CollegeShannon airportShannon College of Hotel ManagmentTara BuildingThomond Archaeological and Historical Society One of the world’s most unusual aircraft arrives at Shannon Airport Printlast_img read more