Christmas is a time of year when we hear a great deal about tradition. Traditional foods, habits and practices. However have you ever stopped to think about where these traditions have come from, when we began to mark them or why?
From Santa Claus to sage and onion this talk takes a light hearted look at some of our most common Christmas traditions and asks ‘Do we really know the truth about Christmas past?
Roddy Hegarty is the Director of the Cardinal Tomas O’Fiaich Memorial Library and Archive in Armagh. He is a keen family historian and gave a very interesting talk to the Society last year.