Heritage Week

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

www. Corkcitylibrary.ie


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