Heritage Week 2018

Jan 26, 2017 by

The Irish Workhouse Centre are once again planning a week full of activities, including

AT THE WORKHOUSE                        

Date             Time            Event / DetailsLogo iwc and hw

Sat 18th     20:00           Finding Ogle / Lecture on Workhouse Master Henry Ogle

Sun 19th   12:30           The Master and the Mystery / Children’s day exploring life through art

Mon 20th  11:00           Lá Gaeilge / A day dedicated to the Irish Language

Tue 21st   11:30           Museum Day / A special talk on workhouse artefacts

Wed 22nd  19:30           Irish Medicine from 1500 / Medical herbalism in Gaelic Ireland

Thu 23rd   13:00           The truth behind the Famine / Jerry Mulvihill gives a talk on his book

Fri 24th     12:00           Who do you think you are? / Genealogists will be on-hand

Sat 25th    13:30           Children’s News Day / Teaching media literacy to children

Sat 25th    16:00           What it said in the papers / Lecture and booklet on newspaper reports

Sun 26th   10:00           Heritage Day / Annual free guided tours for families



Date             Start             Event / Details / Venue

Sat 18th     11:00           The Workhouses Mayo / Booklet: Launch at Ballinrobe Library

Sat 18th     12:00           Clonbur – A history / Lecture and booklet: All Saints Centre

Sat 18th     16:30           The Year of the French / Lecture and booklet: Ruanes of Glentane

Tue 21st    17:00           The not so silent century / Booklet: Nenagh Library

Tues 21st  20:00           The Workhouses Clare / Lecture and booklet: Ballyvaughan Hall

Wed 22nd  12:30           Raising Stoney Brennan / Booklet: Launch at Loughrea Library

Wed 22nd  16:00           Booklet on Athenry Soldierss / Booklet: Launch at Athenry Hall

Wed 22nd  16:30           Athenry 200 [1821-2021] / Lecture: At Town Hall

Sat 25th    12:00           A most ambivalent heritage / Booklet: On soldiers, at Portumna Library

Sun 26th    14:00           The Shannon: sites & sounds / With the Community Water Officer


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