Heritage Week events in the City Library, Grand Parade
Admission to all events is free.
Saturday 17 August
‘Barley, malt and porter: The development of Beamish and Crawford’s Cork Porter Brewery during the nineteenth century. Dr Colin Rynne, Senior lecturer, Department of Archaeology, UCC. 1 p.m.
Monday, 19 August
Viking Cork: the archaeological evidence with archaeologist Maurice Hurley . 7 p.m.
Tuesday, 20 August
The famine and the writing of Irish history, 1860-1911 by Dr Gabriel Doherty, UCC. There will also be a brief musical performance based on music relating to the famine. 11 a.m.
Wednesday, 21 August
Vintage and Lace Fashion Show @ 11.00am and A Taste of Irish lace making @ 2-4 pm presented by Traditional Lace Makers of Ireland. 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
The Gazetteer of Cork City street names ’ and the Irish Historic Town Atlas by the Royal Irish Academy presented by Maire Ní Laoí and Professor Howard Clarke. 7 p.m.
Saturday 24 August
Shaped for ships … the maritime heritage of Cork presented by Pat Ruane, Conservation Officer, Cork City Council. 1 p.m.
Further information from Eamonn Kirwan at 4924922 or Eamonn_kirwan@corkcity.ie