‘Navan: Its People and its Past’ is a collection of late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century photographs of Navan town from the Lawrence and Eason collections in the National Library of Ireland.

This booklet was published by Navan and District Historical Society for their Navan Its People & Its Past seminar held in the Solstice Arts Centre during Heritage Week 2023. The seminar was partly funded through the Irish Walled Towns Network Interpretation and Events Grants Scheme 2023.

Speakers on the day included:

Eimear Clowry Delaney – Wild About Navan Heritage
Ken Davis – How Navan Became the Centre of Furniture and Carpet Making in Ireland
Fr. Declan Hurley – St. Marys Church, Navan, Cathedral or Theatre?
Clare Ryan – The Medieval Walled Town of Navan

Read the booklet online or download the PDF here.