Mining the Past 2017 – Prize Winner at Listowel Writers’ Week

Silvermines Historical Society are  pleased to announce that their current publication Mining the Past 2017 has won First Prize in the Nilsson Local Heritage Writing competition at Listowel Writers’ Week..  The presentation of  the award will take place at the Official Opening Ceremony on Wednesday  31st May at 8pm in the Listowel Arms Hotel.

Congratulations to all contributors/ writers, editing committee, SHS members  for this great achievement.  A limited number of copies of  Mining the Past 2017 are still available and can be issued on request  – contact email:

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