Gretta Connell

Gretta Connell is a native of Westmeath. She is a long-serving staff member with Westmeath County Library & Archives Service and has a particular interest in local history and genealogy. In recent years Gretta completed a Diploma in Local History from National University of Ireland, Maynooth; and also a Diploma in Genealogy and Family History from University College Dublin. Her other writing includes an essay entitled 'Westmeath County Council and the Struggle for Independence 1916-1922' which was published in the book "A Town in Transition: Post Famine Mullingar" edited by Seamus O'Brien. Rathlainne Publications (2007)