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Did you know...

...that a Blue Plaque in the honour of Robert Lloyd Praeger and his sisiter was unviled in Holywood, Co Down by the Ulster History Society Circle.

Robert was probably the most important field botansit who has ever worked in Ireland.  He was also recognised for his conributions to archaeology, Quaternary geology, phytogeography, zoology, history and librarianship, and for his work he received many honours and distinctions.

 

He has also studied the major cave system of Irealnd with R.F Scharff in the 1900s and later survied many archaeolgical sites with R.A.S Macalister for the Roayl Irish Academy.

 

 

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