Friends of Sligo Gaol holding their Michael Collins commemoration today

Friends of Sligo Gaol are holding their Bicentenary conference this weekend.

Today, at around now they are hosting their Michael Collins commemoration.

He spent time in the gaol 100 years ago so today there are specially themed tours taking place for ticket holders.

A lecture is being held by Phelim Brady title ‘Michael Collins’s Jail Journal, 2 – 21 April 1918’

While later today a portrait will be unveiled painted by local artist Emma Stroude.