Monaghan Asylum Soviet Commemoration Feb 5th and unveiling of Sam Gray Silver Snuff Box

SnuffBoxMonaghan County Museum will launch their events programme for 2019 at an event in the Museum next Tuesday, February 5th at 8pm.

The event, which will be hosted by the Friends of Monaghan County Museum, will be marking the centenary of the Monaghan Asylum Soviet of 1919. Further details here >>

At this event, there will also be the unveiling of a silver snuff box, which was purchased at auction with the help of the Friends of Monaghan County Museum. The box was originally presented to the infamous Sam Gray of Ballybay in 1828. 

On the night the Friends of Monaghan County Museum will be highlighting the benefits of the Friends organisation and the purchase of the silver snuff box, which has a strong connection with Ballybay.