Irish Family History Forum to meet Saturday

The Irish Family History Forum will meet this Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Bethpage Public Library.

The topic for this month will be “Forgotten Heroes: Ireland’s World War I Soldiers” presented by Tom Phelan. Mr. Phelan, author of the novel “The Canal Bridge,” will discuss the many reasons why men joined up, the conditions they endured and  the new political reality they returned home to.

His talk will be preceded by a Help Session at 10 a.m. and an “Ask the Experts” session at 10:45 a.m.

The library is located at 47 Powell Avenue. For more information, go to the club website at:


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