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Castledonovan Talk & Tour
Learn about the history of the O'Donovan clan in West Cork

August 19th, 2019

Drimoleague Community Development Association, Castledonovan, Drimoleague, Co. Cork County

Kill Abbey, Deansgrange
The church at Kill Abbey, believed to have been dedicated to St Fintan, dates back to the tenth or eleventh century and is one of the oldest in South Dublin. Let our guided tell you its amazing history. Four FREE guided tours on the hour 1pm-5pm.

August 18th, 2019

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Kill Abbey, St Fintan's Church, Kill Abbey Estate, Deansgrange., Co. Dublin – Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

Talk on George Bernard Shaw
Dr. Paterson recently participated in a round table discussion entitled “Shaw Our Contemporary” at the Butler Library, Heyman Centre for Humanities, Columbia University, New York – a discussion which preceded a lecture given by Fintan O Toole at the same venue. Shaw spent some time in Oughterard wh

August 24th, 2019

Oughterard Courthouse Conservation & Heritage Company, Kilcummin Parish Church, Oughterard , Co Galway, Co. Galway – County

Ballymore Eustace and the Great Flu
Ballymore Eustace was particularly badly affected because of its proximity to the hotspots of Naas and Dublin.

August 25th, 2019

Ballymore Eustace History Society, Ballymore Eustace Resource Centre, Co. Wicklow

Great Connell Abbey graveyard
Each headstone has its own story, including tales of infidelity and murder! Anyone interested in knowing a little about the founding families of Newbridge will be sure to find something of interest.

August 22nd, 2019

Newbridge Local History Group, Great Connell Abbey graveyard, Co. Kildare

Captain George Sprigg Royal Navy
Captain George Sprigg - Talk by Paul Brent George sprig lived and died in Tramore. He captured over 40 slave ships and saved thousands of slaves as part of his Royal Navy career.

August 23rd, 2019

Waterford Libraries, Tramore Library, Co. Waterford

Water Heritage Awareness Event
Aquatic Ecologist Ross Macklin + Special Guests along with Basil Mannion, Community Water Officer will make a short presentation before embarking on a stream walk and talk in the locaility to make a connection, share a story and celebrate our water. All Welcome Please Join Us for this fun and infor

August 21st, 2019

Abbeyleix Tidy Towns, Abbeyleix Heritage House, Co. Laois

Sketching Class on the River Barrow
This event is suitable for older children and adults. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The Wild Flower Garden is situated beside Monasterevin Fire Station on the main street of Monasterevin (R424)

August 23rd, 2019

Monasterevin Tidy Towns, Wildflower Garden Main Street Monasterevin, Co. Kildare

Brass Rubbing
Discover the art of brass-rubbing with our specially commissioned handcrafted nature-themed pieces.

August 18th, 2019

The Irish National Heritage Park, Co. Wexford