King John's Castle: Mon Feb 11th 8PM

The next Limerick Historical Society lecture will be given by Ken Wiggins, on the origin of King John's Castle, on Monday February 11th next.  It will commence at 8 p.m. in Room 203, Mary Immaculate College. Go to main reception and ask for directions.  Admission is free, and everybody is welcome.

Ken Wiggins is a native of Dungannon, County Tyrone. In 1981, he completed an Honours Degree in Archaeology and Ancient History at Queen’s University, Belfast. Ken settled in Limerick in 1988 and his Masters thesis, submitted to UCC in 1998, on military mining paid special attention to the Siege of King John’s Castle, Limerick. The thesis formed the basis of his books:
Anatomy of a Siege, King John’s Castle, Limerick, 1642, published 2000. 
A Place of Great Consequence: Archaeological Excavations at King John's Castle, 2016.

Ken now lives in Bray, County Wicklow.