First Wednesday Series

An Irish Family’s Journey to Oregon Starting in 1910, and Exploring the 5500 Year Old NewGrange Passage Tombs.

Presented by Paul Lyons

Paul Lyons is a forty-year resident of Lake Oswego with his wife Helen. Paul was born in North Portland to Irish immigrants. In 2002, he explored his family’s heritage in Counties Leitrim and Kerry Ireland and his family's journey to Oregon. During his research he also discovered NewGrange, the passage tombs in County Meath, created over 5,500 years ago. NewGrange is the oldest archeological site in Europe built centuries before the Pyramids in Egypt and Stonehenge in England. Join us as Paul discusses his family history research and this magnificent site in Ireland.

Doors open at 6:30pm and the presentation starts at 7pm.