Exhibition on the Life of Major John MacBride

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Date(s) - 05/05/2016 - 30/06/2016
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Custom House Gallery


Westport, Co. Mayo is the birth place of Major John MacBride, a key figure who took part in the 1916 Rising. He was second in command in the Jacob’s Garrison, and was executed for his part in the Rising. Mayo County Council, in association with the Westport Historical Society, has developed an exhibition to commemorate his life. The exhibition will be launched on May 5th, the anniversary of his execution.

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